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    Firebird Rear Hub option

    hey everybody, im currently riding with the stock wheelset, 142*12mm dimenson. im looking at a 2nd hand wheelset, but it has a 135*10mm. will it work on my firebird? thanks everybody! ride safe



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    if it's a high zoot hub and you might be able to replace the 135 axel with a 142. For instance, i was able to get a 142 axel to replace the 135 axel on a Chris King hub. But i am not aware of any other way to make it compatible... and if i recall the axel was about $90.
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    A few different hubs (DT and I9) offer cheaper endcap involved changes between 135 and 142. Give us a little more info about the rear hub of the second hand wheelset and we'll be able to tell if you if it's a go and how much the conversion would likely cost.

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    Yeah, we need to know what hubs the set you're looking at have installed. Not everything will be able to convert to 12x142 but plenty of newer hubs have that capability.
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