Re: [CR]Stuck Bottom Bracket- Help

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Date: Sat, 8 Jul 2006 14:58:22 -0400
To: TODDCIRELLI@aol.com, classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
From: "Sheldon Brown" <CaptBike@sheldonbrown.com>
Subject: Re: [CR]Stuck Bottom Bracket- Help


Todd Cirelli asked:
>...how should I
>proceed to free up a stuck Campy bottom bracket. I haven't done anything but
>remove the lock ring, which was also stuck. The non-drive cup looks really
>seized, and the pin tool probably won't take the pressure required.

For the adjustable cup, a hammer and punch will often succeed where a pin tool fails.

If it's a classic cup-and-cone bottom bracket, see: http://sheldonbrown.com/tooltips/bbcups.html

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