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Offline Corrupted account

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loose headset?
« on: June 30, 2010, 10:28:42 PM »
all my parts are stock on my KHE Militant ff but my new stem/bar combo. I put them on and now my headset is loose. I have taken it apart about 50 times and each time it is still loose. I even regreased it. I also have 2 spacers on it, anymore and it seems like it wouldn't have enough space for the stem/bars. Any help??
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Offline flatriderbmx

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Re: loose headset?
« Reply #1 on: July 01, 2010, 05:39:36 AM »
what bars do you have ?
swissmiss ?
did you first lossen the compression bolt then lossen the stem bolt the tighten the compresion bolt and next the stem bolts ?

and is the top of the stem on the bars even with the top of the for steerer tube if soo add 1 more spacer if not its like just tightening the bolt not compresing

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Offline 2flat2furious

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Re: loose headset?
« Reply #2 on: July 01, 2010, 06:37:49 AM »
You want there to be some room between the top of the fork and the top of the stem. The stem should be at the very least, a little bit higher than the fork so that proper compression can take place.

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Re: loose headset?
« Reply #3 on: July 01, 2010, 08:31:06 AM »
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