Re: [CR]Crown Race diameter


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Date: Wed, 03 Sep 2003 22:38:28 -0700
From: Jim Allen <jimallen@nctimes.net>
To: jerrymoos <jerrymoos@sbcglobal.net>
Subject: Re: [CR]Crown Race diameter
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Jerry,

Find someone with the tool or a lathe. I find it easier to use a lathe.

Jim Allen the CycleSmiths San Marcos, CA 92069

jerrymoos wrote:
>I just bought some nice chromed replacement forks, posibly Tange,
>Cinelli-type sloping fork crowns for a very reasonable price. One problem,
>the fork crown races are 27.0 rather than 26.4, which limits choice of
>headsets. Should I buy a (rather expensive) crown race cutter, or can one
>acceptable reduce the diameter 0.6 mm with a file? Are there issues with
>cutting down a chromed fork crown race?

>

>Regards,

>

>Jerry Moos

>Houston, TX