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    SB-66: Worn-out stop bolt

    I noticed my SB-66 starting to knock again (got new eccentric and front triangle under warranty), so I checked out the inners and found the rubber tip on the stop bolt came off. Further inspection showed that it's gotten pretty chewed up, to the point where it just falls off the bolt and rolls around inside the eccentric. Anyways, my bike is good for now as I've just glued the rubber tip to the bolt itself.

    I've e-mailed Yeti asking for 2+ replacement rubber tips. Looks like this is a part that will need to be replaced regularly. Anyone else having this problem? The image below is the rubber tip, after only 3 months of riding. Looks like Yeti may have some fine-tuning to do with the rubber compound of the part:

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    Quote Originally Posted by Thimk View Post
    I noticed my SB-66 starting to knock again (got new eccentric and front triangle under warranty), so I checked out the inners and found the rubber tip on the stop bolt came off. Further inspection showed that it's gotten pretty chewed up, to the point where it just falls off the bolt and rolls around inside the eccentric. Anyways, my bike is good for now as I've just glued the rubber tip to the bolt itself.

    I've e-mailed Yeti asking for 2+ replacement rubber tips. Looks like this is a part that will need to be replaced regularly. Anyone else having this problem? The image below is the rubber tip, after only 3 months of riding. Looks like Yeti may have some fine-tuning to do with the rubber compound of the part:

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    This lower link assembly is going to have to be maintained very often , I took mine apart and found it dry,.....I lubed it up really good with "Slick Honey" and will keep an eye on it , but the rubber tipped stop bolt needs to be greased really good also .

    And if you wash your bike with water or run the bike through muddy conditions you are going to contaminate the bushing and the stop bolt really quickly also.

    If you keep the link clean and really packed with "Slick Honey" there will not be a problem , how often we will all be servicing the link will depend on environment and how the bike is cared for, I am going to take mine apart at 2 months and check and see how its doing .

    For me out here in the dry I will probably be able to do a service on it every 6 months and keep it like new.

    But in some of the wetter conditions and if you water wash you bike the intervals will have to be stepped up.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kelstr View Post
    This lower link assembly is going to have to be maintained very often , I took mine apart and found it dry,.....I lubed it up really good with "Slick Honey" and will keep an eye on it , but the rubber tipped stop bolt needs to be greased really good also .

    And if you wash your bike with water or run the bike through muddy conditions you are going to contaminate the bushing and the stop bolt really quickly also.

    If you keep the link clean and really packed with "Slick Honey" there will not be a problem , how often we will all be servicing the link will depend on environment and how the bike is cared for, I am going to take mine apart at 2 months and check and see how its doing .

    For me out here in the dry I will probably be able to do a service on it every 6 months and keep it like new.

    But in some of the wetter conditions and if you water wash you bike the intervals will have to be stepped up.
    Yeah, I figured that when I took out the stop bolt. Good thing I have some Slick Honey and Phil Wood at my disposal. Either should greatly reduce friction when the stop bolt hits the eccentric.

    I do wash my bike on a weekly basis as a matter of fact. However, when I opened up my eccentric, it was still clean and well lubed after 3 months of proper riding. I was quite pleased and surprised.
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    This is what Yeti said to me. In short, excellent service:

    "All that [shock setup] sounds normal to me. The only thing I can think is if you are riding it really hard and coming off the ground frequently (which we highly recommend). The bumper will contact the eccentric when you are going through a lot of travel quickly. As in full extension in the air, compressing hard on a landing. If you are riding like this with any frequency it is not abnormal to need to replace that bumper head more often. Again, feel free to ask any questions as they come up."
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    Quote Originally Posted by Thimk View Post
    This is what Yeti said to me. In short, excellent service:

    "All that [shock setup] sounds normal to me. The only thing I can think is if you are riding it really hard and coming off the ground frequently (which we highly recommend). The bumper will contact the eccentric when you are going through a lot of travel quickly. As in full extension in the air, compressing hard on a landing. If you are riding like this with any frequency it is not abnormal to need to replace that bumper head more often. Again, feel free to ask any questions as they come up."
    This information from Yeti is interesting and enlightening , I will order me acoupple of those bumper heads to have on hand when needed.

    Yeti really seems like a good company with great customer concern !

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    Quote Originally Posted by kelstr View Post
    This information from Yeti is interesting and enlightening , I will order me acoupple of those bumper heads to have on hand when needed.

    Yeti really seems like a good company with great customer concern !
    Where are you ordering them from? I wouldn't mind just buying them if available online, rather than nagging my LBS again.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Thimk View Post
    Where are you ordering them from? I wouldn't mind just buying them if available online, rather than nagging my LBS again.
    I only have one shop that deals with Yeti over around me and I don't get very good service from them , and they are a long way away ( actually I do not get very good service from any shops over by me )

    I have not yet located the rear derailed hanger # either for the carbon frame , so I was just going to call Yeti and see if they would send me acoupple hangers and acoupple bumper heads .

    They probably won't so I will have to call the shop and go through that nut roll and huge time suck

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    I've had a couple direct dealings with Yeti support people and they've been top notch, calling and talking to them is a reasonable path for little parts support I think.

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    I had this problem! A perfect got for the bump stop is a car tyre valve cover!! A Nearly perfect match in dimensions.

    I used one on mine and zero issues usesd some sticky glue just as I was paranoid. So perfect it was scary!


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    Quote Originally Posted by bear View Post
    I've had a couple direct dealings with Yeti support people and they've been top notch, calling and talking to them is a reasonable path for little parts support I think.
    This would really make me happy , from everything I have herd about Yeti I was counting on this being the case , I will report back on what happens .

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    Quote Originally Posted by moneycash View Post
    I had this problem! A perfect got for the bump stop is a car tyre valve cover!! A Nearly perfect match in dimensions.

    I used one on mine and zero issues usesd some sticky glue just as I was paranoid. So perfect it was scary!

    This is actually an amazing post...

    Even with the hard plastic, there is no knocking with the suspension?
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    I was told I would have to buy the whole eccentric assembly!!
    :-0 was pissed! Bike was 3 months old.

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    Yetifan in the UK sell the bump stoppers (YETI SB Switch end stop) on their own for £2.49 each.

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    Don't think postage would be much either on such a small item?

    Possible that somewhere in the US sells them but Yetifan often supply individual small parts that nowhere else does, really good service from them and if your ever struggling to get a specific part and you can't get it here you probably can't get it anywhere except Yeti directly.

    Mine is 18 months old and as I live in the lake district in the UK it gets washed after every ride and my bump stopper is ok. I do use the full travel but do like a firmer ride so have my shock firm so that's probably why I slam up against the stopper less or simply I'm just not riding as hard.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RocketMagnet View Post
    Yetifan in the UK sell the bump stoppers (YETI SB Switch end stop) on their own for £2.49 each.

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    Boooo... I tried to check-out, and they don't ship to Canada.

    I'll continue to nag my LBS.
    Part 21 YETI SB Switch end stop

    Don't think postage would be much either on such a small item?

    Possible that somewhere in the US sells them but Yetifan often supply individual small parts that nowhere else does, really good service from them and if your ever struggling to get a specific part and you can't get it here you probably can't get it anywhere except Yeti directly.

    Mine is 18 months old and as I live in the lake district in the UK it gets washed after every ride and my bump stopper is ok. I do use the full travel but do like a firmer ride so have my shock firm so that's probably why I slam up against the stopper less or simply I'm just not riding as hard.
    Booo... I just tried to checkout and they don't ship to Canada.

    I'll continue to nag my LBS.
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    Try dropping Andrew at yetifan an Email or post on the boards as a guest, he always tries to help where possible.

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    Well it was just as I thought, Yeti of North America will not sell me the stop bumper .
    (I found the part number for just the bumper on their site )
    In fact the first guy "Dave" that I talked to really did not care at all and just wanted me off the phone and said I have to call a Dealer.
    Then I called right back ( because "Dave" did not even listen that I wanted 2 derailure hangers and said I should buy them off the store site ,,,,,,,the store does not show the SB95C hangers , all the store has is the SB95A hangers , but "Dave" did not care.

    Then I talked to another employee and was told that they did not have any SB95C hangers at all and she did not know when they would be in .

    I thought this was kinda odd , ( How pissed is some customer going to be when he rips his hanger off on his new carbon bike and can't get one ).

    Then she told me I would have to order the hanger from a Dealer

    I can make a hanger and I can make the stop bolt bumper, so its not a huge deal for me but I wanted to let everybody else with a carbon SB know to be really careful because your not going to get a hanger anytime soon

    So For Me ,Dealing with Yeti has been less than desirable so far .

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    Quote Originally Posted by moneycash View Post
    I had this problem! A perfect got for the bump stop is a car tyre valve cover!! A Nearly perfect match in dimensions.

    I used one on mine and zero issues usesd some sticky glue just as I was paranoid. So perfect it was scary!

    That is a great Idea , I was going to machine some out of "Delron" if need be .

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    Quote Originally Posted by kelstr View Post
    Well it was just as I thought, Yeti of North America will not sell me the stop bumper .
    (I found the part number for just the bumper on their site )
    In fact the first guy "Dave" that I talked to really did not care at all and just wanted me off the phone and said I have to call a Dealer.
    Then I called right back ( because "Dave" did not even listen that I wanted 2 derailure hangers and said I should buy them off the store site ,,,,,,,the store does not show the SB95C hangers , all the store has is the SB95A hangers , but "Dave" did not care.

    Then I talked to another employee and was told that they did not have any SB95C hangers at all and she did not know when they would be in .

    I thought this was kinda odd , ( How pissed is some customer going to be when he rips his hanger off on his new carbon bike and can't get one ).

    Then she told me I would have to order the hanger from a Dealer

    I can make a hanger and I can make the stop bolt bumper, so its not a huge deal for me but I wanted to let everybody else with a carbon SB know to be really careful because your not going to get a hanger anytime soon

    So For Me ,Dealing with Yeti has been less than desirable so far .
    How did you bust your hanger? I used to break mine frequently years ago, I just stopped resting my bike on the derailleur side. Riding smoother helps alot too! I haven't busted a hangar in about 5 years now.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Thimk View Post
    How did you bust your hanger? I used to break mine frequently years ago, I just stopped resting my bike on the derailleur side. Riding smoother helps alot too! I haven't busted a hangar in about 5 years now.
    I generally brake off one derailleur hanger every 1 to 2 years without fail , Hear in Az we ride in rocky hack that is just everywhere , and sometimes a rider in front will kick up a huge rock and throw it right back at you and it will clean the derailleur right off and you really have no warning , and of course your 10 miles out , so I like to carry at least 1 hanger so I can get back to the truck.

    Thats why I was trying to get 2 hangers , they will just be spare hangers I have not broken the stock hanger yet , but I know I will

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    Quote Originally Posted by kelstr View Post
    I generally brake off one derailleur hanger every 1 to 2 years without fail , Hear in Az we ride in rocky hack that is just everywhere , and sometimes a rider in front will kick up a huge rock and throw it right back at you and it will clean the derailleur right off and you really have no warning , and of course your 10 miles out , so I like to carry at least 1 hanger so I can get back to the truck.

    Thats why I was trying to get 2 hangers , they will just be spare hangers I have not broken the stock hanger yet , but I know I will
    That sucks. Where I'm from, we have more dirt than rocks.

    I called my LBS earlier today about the bumper, they said they'd call Yeti to hand some over... Will keep updating.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Thimk View Post
    That sucks. Where I'm from, we have more dirt than rocks.

    I called my LBS earlier today about the bumper, they said they'd call Yeti to hand some over... Will keep updating.
    Here is look at the "National Trail " system here in Phoenix AZ , I am on a 26er here but the SB 95 actually works really good here also , you can see how one little slip could rip the hanger right off.

    <iframe src="http://player.vimeo.com/video/23663594" width="500" height="281" frameborder="0" webkitAllowFullScreen mozallowfullscreen allowFullScreen></iframe> <p><a href="http://vimeo.com/23663594">before work part 2, 5-3-11</a> from <a href="http://vimeo.com/user7045432">kelstr</a> on <a href="https://vimeo.com">Vimeo</a>.</p>

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    I just called "Jenson Usa " and asked them if they would get me and carry the 95C hangers and the "Stop bolt Bumpers" , and they said they would .

    So eventually we will be able to order the bumpers and carbon 95 hangers right on Jenson.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kelstr View Post
    I just called "Jenson Usa " and asked them if they would get me and carry the 95C hangers and the "Stop bolt Bumpers" , and they said they would .

    So eventually we will be able to order the bumpers and carbon 95 hangers right on Jenson.
    Hmmm... The question is: When? Summer ain't gettin' any longer up here!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Thimk View Post
    Hmmm... The question is: When? Summer ain't gettin' any longer up here!
    I would be willing to bet they can get the stop bolt bumpers Quickly , Yeti had those in stock , It might take alittle longer to get the 95C Hangers ,
    If you call the Jenson 888 880 3811 and ask for the bumper they will get it and call you when its in !!

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    Quote Originally Posted by kelstr View Post
    Here is look at the "National Trail " system here in Phoenix AZ , I am on a 26er here but the SB 95 actually works really good here also , you can see how one little slip could rip the hanger right off.

    <iframe src="http://player.vimeo.com/video/23663594" width="500" height="281" frameborder="0" webkitAllowFullScreen mozallowfullscreen allowFullScreen></iframe> <p><a href="http://vimeo.com/23663594">before work part 2, 5-3-11</a> from <a href="http://vimeo.com/user7045432">kelstr</a> on <a href="https://vimeo.com">Vimeo</a>.</p>
    Ahhh! Please don't post pictures of South Mountain. I spent six years @ ASU riding there 2-3x a week and soooooooooooooo miss it.

    I'm kidding and jealous.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Oni View Post
    Ahhh! Please don't post pictures of South Mountain. I spent six years @ ASU riding there 2-3x a week and soooooooooooooo miss it.

    I'm kidding and jealous.

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    My God thats my alma matter also , I know what you mean , I have withdrawal if I don't ride there at least twice a week , but it will destroy a bike rather quickly , but it is worth it !

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    Think I've still got cholla in a finger tip! :-)

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    I tore apart my SB66c this afternoon. The rubber stop bumper was shredded inside of the eccentric. Some bearings were smooth, others notchy, and the drive-side bearings of the eccentric were shot. I've had the bike for about 11 months, approx 1500 miles over 135 rides. Ordered new bearings from Yeti, should be here in a couple of days. Unfortunately I don't have the tools for bearing removal and installation.... anyone have any tips on that? It'll go to the shop to deal with that issue otherwise.

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    Quote Originally Posted by m1neral View Post
    I tore apart my SB66c this afternoon. The rubber stop bumper was shredded inside of the eccentric. Some bearings were smooth, others notchy, and the drive-side bearings of the eccentric were shot. I've had the bike for about 11 months, approx 1500 miles over 135 rides. Ordered new bearings from Yeti, should be here in a couple of days. Unfortunately I don't have the tools for bearing removal and installation.... anyone have any tips on that? It'll go to the shop to deal with that issue otherwise.
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    Quote Originally Posted by m1neral View Post
    I tore apart my SB66c this afternoon. The rubber stop bumper was shredded inside of the eccentric. Some bearings were smooth, others notchy, and the drive-side bearings of the eccentric were shot. I've had the bike for about 11 months, approx 1500 miles over 135 rides. Ordered new bearings from Yeti, should be here in a couple of days. Unfortunately I don't have the tools for bearing removal and installation.... anyone have any tips on that? It'll go to the shop to deal with that issue otherwise.
    Its not hard to do, ...you would be way ahead of the game doing it yourself vs what the shop would do to it trying to change bearings I generally just spin up what ever size removal and installation tools I need on my lathe to do any of these little jobs like this, ....but that being said , there is no reason you can't use sockets as blanks to push out and push in bearings .

    I have several different "Pilot Bearing/Bushing removal tools " to slide hammer out some of the back to back bearings , ...you can get a "Pilot Bearing/Bushing tool " at Harbor Freight tools for cheep and they work good as a puller for some of the small back to back bearings , and then you just set up sockets in your vise ( that you can get at harbor freight also) to press the back to back and or blind hole bearings back in .

    Its not that bad of a job I know you can do it !!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Thimk View Post
    I say e-mail warranty@yeticycles.com. I can pretty much guarantee you a response by noon tomorrow
    Considering how much I've ridden, I didn't consider this a warranty issue... but I'll see what they have to say. Thanks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by m1neral View Post
    Considering how much I've ridden, I didn't consider this a warranty issue... but I'll see what they have to say. Thanks.
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    Quote Originally Posted by m1neral View Post
    Considering how much I've ridden, I didn't consider this a warranty issue... but I'll see what they have to say. Thanks.
    I didn't mean for a warranty claim, just for basic advice on how to do it.
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    I'm really surprised Yeti didn't just pop a couple of bump stoppers in a Jiffy bag and send you them.

    Seriously for the sake of a few pennies you have a happy customer who's probably paid £2000 - £3000 for the frame alone. For such a consumable i'd expect a few in the box with the frame tbh.

    Also the manual doesn't tell you to periodically check the bump stopper, sounds like the 12 month full service check is too long and interval - metal on metal could damage the switch.

    I'm curious about what weight and rear shock pressure settings people are using that are seeing damaged bump stoppers.

    Apparently the replacement bump stoppers in stock at Yetifan are made from a Harder rubber
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    Ohh they stock the 66C mech hangers also...

    I've just stripped mine down to check and the bump stopper is marked on one side and you can see where it's been hitting the inside of the switch (I've got photos), however its in reasonable condition.
    So periodically turning the bump stopper and running a higher shock pressure?. That can't be said of all my bearings as they are all totally dead from the link bearings to the small switch ones.
    Can't get the drive side switch out neither, left it soaking in WD40

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    Quote Originally Posted by RocketMagnet View Post
    I'm really surprised Yeti didn't just pop a couple of bump stoppers in a Jiffy bag and send you them.

    Seriously for the sake of a few pennies you have a happy customer who's probably paid £2000 - £3000 for the frame alone. For such a consumable i'd expect a few in the box with the frame tbh.



    Also the manual doesn't tell you to periodically check the bump stopper, sounds like the 12 month full service check is too long and interval - metal on metal could damage the switch.

    I'm curious about what weight and rear shock pressure settings people are using that are seeing damaged bump stoppers.

    Apparently the replacement bump stoppers in stock at Yetifan are made from a Harder rubber
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    Ohh they stock the 66C mech hangers also...

    I've just stripped mine down to check and the bump stopper is marked on one side and you can see where it's been hitting the inside of the switch (I've got photos), however its in reasonable condition.
    So periodically turning the bump stopper and running a higher shock pressure?. That can't be said of all my bearings as they are all totally dead from the link bearings to the small switch ones.
    Can't get the drive side switch out neither, left it soaking in WD40
    One thing that helps with bearing life on any bike ,......I always pop out one of the seals and I pack the bearings with a good grease ( I use mobil 1 SYN Red grease ) I do this on new bearings before I ever install them .

    The other trick is source your bearings out from a bearing house, you will get a better class and quality bearing for 1/3 the price, the bearings you get from the bike manufactures are a cheep low class bearing .

    And I too can not believe that Yeti would not just drop acoupple bumpers to anyone that called ,.....and to not have 95C derailleur hangers that they could sell is just sad , you can't tell me they did not have hangers 3 feet away from the person I was talking to.

    And making the bump stops out of Delron would be way better than rubber , When my bumper gets alittle worn I will spin one up from Delron and see how it works .

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    Lucky me. My LBS has asked Yeti for some [rubber tips] and are giving me a few. Hope to get 'em in by this week.
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    Just got me a bag of three! According to Yeti's packing slip, they are referred to ass "Bolt Tip Condoms"
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    Quote Originally Posted by kelstr View Post
    And making the bump stops out of Delron would be way better than rubber , When my bumper gets alittle worn I will spin one up from Delron and see how it works .
    It may wear longer, but will likely make noise when it makes contact with the Switch link. I'd prefer the silence personally.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Thimk View Post
    Just got me a bag of three! According to Yeti's packing slip, they are referred to ass "Bolt Tip Condoms"
    Well I just got my bag of two from Jenson today.
    Jenson called them a "Bolt Bumper" , They cost $ 2.00 each , I won't see the derailleur hanger for the 95C for another several days they said.

    I have part numbers for Jenson if anybody wants them , Jenson will eventually get them on their sight but as for now you have to call them in and order them.

    I like "Bolt Tip Condom" better than "Bolt Bumper"

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    Quote Originally Posted by kelstr View Post
    I will spin one up from Delron and see how it works .
    That's Delrin* (Acetyl) a DuPont product, and while your doing it, I'll take a couple!

    Damn, wish I had known about the bumpers...just got my hanger and ISCG tab from Jenson.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kelstr View Post
    Well I just got my bag of two from Jenson today.
    Jenson called them a "Bolt Bumper" , They cost $ 2.00 each , I won't see the derailleur hanger for the 95C for another several days they said.

    I have part numbers for Jenson if anybody wants them , Jenson will eventually get them on their sight but as for now you have to call them in and order them.

    I like "Bolt Tip Condom" better than "Bolt Bumper"
    I pulled mine apart last night and nothing was left of the bumper stop. Please post up the Jenson part numbers.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mtnbiketodd View Post
    I pulled mine apart last night and nothing was left of the bumper stop. Please post up the Jenson part numbers.
    When you re-install new bumper, make sure to shove some grease in that eccentric's well to get better life.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mtnbiketodd View Post
    I pulled mine apart last night and nothing was left of the bumper stop. Please post up the Jenson part numbers.
    The Jenson # for the "Condom bolt bumper" is FR232Z00 , Give em a call !!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Simplemind View Post
    That's Delrin* (Acetyl) a DuPont product, and while your doing it, I'll take a couple!

    Damn, wish I had known about the bumpers...just got my hanger and ISCG tab from Jenson.
    I never could spell worth a dam , your are correct it is Delrin .... When my arm heals and I get back to work I will make acoupple of these and see how they work .

    Here is the Jenson part # for the bumpers so you can get her going , FR232Z00

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dogboy View Post
    It may wear longer, but will likely make noise when it makes contact with the Switch link. I'd prefer the silence personally.
    You are probably correct , but I wanted to try just out of curiosity.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kelstr View Post
    I never could spell worth a dam , your are correct it is Delrin .... When my arm heals and I get back to work I will make acoupple of these and see how they work .

    Here is the Jenson part # for the bumpers so you can get her going , FR232Z00

    Any update on the bumper issue?

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    Quote Originally Posted by White Bear View Post
    Any update on the bumper issue?
    I just had mine apart again while cleaning and lubing the bike ( got caught in a really hard rain and had to ride back 20 miles and filled the bike full of water and crap )

    But my original condom was still kinda hanging, ...but funny thing I think I saw , there is this Yeti video on "How we do things " or something like that and it shows a guy ripen it up in a Forrest on a 66 and then it would show how the switch was assembled and on the bench it looked to me like the stop bolt had a white Delrin condom on it , instead of the rubber one.

    I will make acoupple of these when I get a chance and just see if they are noisy or whatever .
    I curious now .

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    Quote Originally Posted by kelstr View Post
    I just had mine apart again while cleaning and lubing the bike ( got caught in a really hard rain and had to ride back 20 miles and filled the bike full of water and crap )
    Hate to ask, but what is the steps involved in accessing the stop bolt? Can you just de-air the shock and will there be enough clearance, or do you have to go further?
    BTW, if you could get some urethane stock to make the condom, it would probably last a lot longer and still be quiet. I may have some in 1/8" sheet, if that would do. I just don't have a feel re the size.

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    Quote Originally Posted by White Bear View Post
    Hate to ask, but what is the steps involved in accessing the stop bolt? Can you just de-air the shock and will there be enough clearance, or do you have to go further?
    BTW, if you could get some urethane stock to make the condom, it would probably last a lot longer and still be quiet. I may have some in 1/8" sheet, if that would do. I just don't have a feel re the size.
    I just remove the rear wheel, shock and then remove the two linkage through bolts and gently lifted the triangle up and out the way with tie-downs hooked to the seat rails and then you can get to the stop bolt and remove and clean the switch link out and inspect everything.

    Thats a good call on the urethane ,I have some of that also , and that may very well work better than Delrin.

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    My 2011 SB-66 had a hard plastic stop bolt tip. When I got it warrantied, the 2012 I received had a rubber tip.
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