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Pressing a BB30

Post by MJ on Sun Dec 04, 2011 10:37 am

Is anyone eqquipped, proper tools, to press a BB30 into a frame?
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Re: Pressing a BB30

Post by eurotrash on Mon Dec 05, 2011 1:02 pm

BB30's are about as easy as it gets. You can use a headset press, or borrow my ghetto press (16mm threaded rod with fender washers), or even use a vise or C-clamp. The fiber-resin type cups just go right in. Brush a little grease around the shell and press away, finish with a couple whacks with a dead blow. It's really hard to mess them up, but remember some (GXP for example) have a smaller bearing ID on the non-drive side.

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Re: Pressing a BB30

Post by spookyload on Mon Dec 05, 2011 2:17 pm

Velodoc has a Park Headset press that works nicely.
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Re: Pressing a BB30

Post by fjaws on Tue Dec 06, 2011 5:08 am

"fiber resin" bearings is PF30 not BB30. BB30 bearings press directly into the frame.


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