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    How do I take apart '90's era composite ATAC pedals?

    Didn't see a forum specifically for pedals, so hoping this forum can give me some guidance. I have 4 sets of late 90's ATAC pedals. They've been great, but one is now making some squeaking noises that I believe are related to the inner bearings.

    However, for the life of me I cant figure out how to take them apart. I've found a bunch of threads on road bike forums and even a YouTube video, but they are for the XS and Alium models, which have an outboard end cap. The late 90's ones don't have that. THey look like this:

    Time Atac Mountain Bike Pedals // Yellow MTB Bicycle Clipless Cycling Downhill | eBay

    I can remove the ring around the inboard edge, but after that I'm not able to take it apart. Any help is appreciated!

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    You should post that in the Drivetrain section!

    http://forums.mtbr.com/drivetrain-sh...lleurs-cranks/
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    Five Little Bears

    Considering that he's still riding pedals that are almost 15 years old, I'd say putting this in the Passion forum is apt.

    I ran across a web page/pdf file for this a while ago as I also have my first pair of Time pedals somewhere and was considering replacing the bearings.

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    You should post that in the Drivetrain section!

    http://forums.mtbr.com/drivetrain-sh...lleurs-cranks/
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    local trails rider
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    There's a Time ATAC pedal rebuild video posted at
    Time ATAC pedal rebuild (ceramic Bearings)

    edit:
    ooops: the ones in the video are more recent models.

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    i found something close

    Not exactly like mine, but is closer to them than the modern TIMEs ...going to give this a shot

    Overhaul a Time Pedal Video

    Thanks for the responses! And thanks notaknob for the vote on Passion....i love these ATACs and wish they still made them like they used to (as I wish Shimano still made cassette bodies that didn't blow up on you every 6 months)

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    This is probably for newer pedals too, and not quite complete, but it might help:
    Time ATAC dissassembly? (x-post)

    Tim

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