Re: [CR]bottom bracket sleeves


Example: Framebuilders:Alex Singer
From: <Hughethornton@aol.com>
Date: Fri, 5 Aug 2005 12:57:33 EDT
Subject: Re: [CR]bottom bracket sleeves
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org


In a message dated 05/08/05 15:31:57 GMT Daylight Time, marcus.e.helman@gm.com writes:
> Am I doing something wrong?
> Is there a reasonable substitute for the Campagnolo sleeve?
> Does anyone have an extra sleeve?

I have used a plastic 35mm film container when I didn't have an appropriate BB sleeve. Cut off the closed end and trim it as near as possible to the right length. It won't seal quite as well but put grease around it and nothing will get by, and nobody can see what you've done.

Hugh Thornton
Cheshire, England