Author Topic: bent axle  (Read 873 times)

Offline RobWire

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bent axle
« on: January 17, 2010, 09:56:46 PM »
im thinking about buying a new frame but my rear axle is bent and the bearings are cracked. if i do buy a new frame will the axle destroy the dropouts. i would buy new stuff for the axle but its old and i dont know anything about it. its poverty and it looks like the locash hubs they have except they are crome. thats pretty much all i know. but what i really care about is, can i keep the axle the way it is without damaging the dropouts on a new frame.

oneeyedjoe

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Re: bent axle
« Reply #1 on: January 17, 2010, 10:39:16 PM »
hey,bro i think you need to fix your axle & bearing it might damage the hub race.its a ez fix!

Offline Stubbleduck43

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Re: bent axle
« Reply #2 on: January 18, 2010, 04:02:41 AM »
If you have a bent axle and your bearings are cracked, then your best bet would be get a whole new hub.  From what you explained, your hub won't last long.  It could mess up many more things in the future including a new frame.