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    SB66 Stuck Pivot Axles

    Anyone else have the problem of their pivot axles getting stuck? Took my SB66a in to my local Yeti dealer to get the bearings replaces and the wrench broke 3 6mm hex tools trying to remove the pivot axles. Considering I live in SoCal and have ridden in rain once, I'm pretty disappointed they need to be cut out and replaced. The shop called Yeti and they said it wasn't a warranty issue. The pivot axles are $120, pretty weak.

    Anyone else had the same problem? Any tips for getting the pivot axles out with having to cut and replace them?

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    Have not had the same problem. But I pull the pivot shafts regularly on my 95c and grease them.

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    SB66 Stuck Pivot Axles

    You did loosen the pinch bolts first, right?

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    Quote Originally Posted by pcemkr View Post
    You did loosen the pinch bolts first, right?
    Yes I loosened the pinch bolts first.

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    SB66 Stuck Pivot Axles

    Guess that wasn't it then.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pcemkr View Post
    Guess that wasn't it then.
    Trust me I checked about 5 times, making sure I wasn't pulling a bone headed move and missing that.

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    Soak wd40 into the bolts?

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