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    What is this?

    I just bought a new Yeti SB5+ and they sent me this tool. I contacted them and they had no idea what it is. Any ideas?

    https://photos.app.goo.gl/f84GfoQnN6TvwfRA9

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    What does it look like down the barrel? Is it circular or are there any facets?

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    It doesn't appear to have any threading either.

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    Weird. How big is that device? Does the metal part pop out? What on the bike opens when you turn it clockwise? Hmmm...

    Did you post the question on the Yeti forum?

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    I don't know.
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    I did not post on the Yeti forum, good idea. It's about 1.5" long.

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    That looks like SRAM stealthamajig olive in the tool. Perhaps an installation tool of some sort? Do you have sram brakes?
    Do the math.

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    It's red. That indicates it's important.

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    It is very possible this tool is not for the bike and was included by accident. Perhaps it just felt off someone bench and ended up in the box.

    New tools will always have part number and are sealed in some type of plastic.

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    I'm going with axle end cap or drop out protector or derailleur catch etc for shipping.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lone Rager View Post
    That looks like SRAM stealthamajig olive in the tool. Perhaps an installation tool of some sort? Do you have sram brakes?
    ^ This. It's a tool to help drive the olive onto the hydraulic hose.

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    Apparently it is a Thing-a-majig.

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    basically tool to help you thread on the olive on correctly instead of backwards like a noob. it is left hand threaded as well

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