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    quick release to bolt on... how easy?

    hey i was just wondering how easy would it be to change from quick release to bolt on? could i just go to a hard wear store to buy a new threaded axel?

    and comments would help

    thanks

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    bu yourself some cone wrenches and remove the QR axle and install your bolt on. BTW, the last bolt on axle I installed broke after two sessions (I have never broken a QR axle)

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    If you have a sealed cartridge bearing hub, it's not as easy as just the cone wrenches. You'll have to press the bearings in and out.

    Just go to your LBS and buy the right axle. It's not worth it to half ass it and risk getting the wrong diameter and thread.

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    Yeah, it's not that hard, but you won't be able to find the axle at a hardware store. Just pick up one of these...

    http://www.jensonusa.com/store/produ...ring+Axle.aspx

    10X1X180mm should be good.

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    If you get that axel will it come with bolts or should you buy a pair?
    Quote Originally Posted by coma13
    it's short but it's pretty.... just like a guatemalan hooker...

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    you may need to get sum nuts

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    Yeah, get some nuts. Haha. I picked up some on Jenson. I think they were called Problem Solvers. Make sure they're the right size, 10mm.

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    not 9mm?
    Quote Originally Posted by coma13
    it's short but it's pretty.... just like a guatemalan hooker...

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    There's 9, 9.5, 10. And in standard there's 3/8. And there's 5 or 6 different thread pitches. Go to your LBS. They'll get you the right one. If your hub uses sealed cartridge bearings, none of those will work, you have to get one specifically for cartridge bearings.

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