Re: [CR]Nutz to allen key conversion (Was Nutty superbe..)


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From: jackieosullivan@worldnet.att.net
To: Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Date: Fri, 6 Jul 2001 09:50:16 -0400
Subject: Re: [CR]Nutz to allen key conversion (Was Nutty superbe..)
In-reply-to: <20.18d888bc.287715eb@aol.com>


Dale offers:
> You don't have to sand off the chrome.. Just use a lot of tapping
> lubricant.. That's the way it was done BEFORE allen keyed brakes were
> common! I tapped and shortened many Campag center bolts in the olde days!

Indeed, when McLean built my frame I sent him my Campy brakes for this very treatment.

And in addition to the lube, make sure you back the die off frequently to break the chip.

Jackie