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10-15-2011 03:26 AM  6 years agoPost 1
PBusch

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So whats the fix for a broken lower jesus bolt? It broke flush with the outside and inside of the hub and I can't get the one way off because what's left of the bolt is holding in the inner sleeve.

Its 50 bucks for replacement parts and I don't want to spend that to have it happen again.

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10-15-2011 03:28 AM  6 years agoPost 2
rexxigpilot

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Drill it out.

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10-15-2011 03:44 AM  6 years agoPost 3
PBusch

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I'm trying to, the bolt is really small and hard. Drill bit hardly touches it.

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10-15-2011 12:31 PM  6 years agoPost 4
DausterrApprentice - ES - UK - My Posts: All  Forum  Topic

Looks like you will need new parts as that bit of screw will be impossible to remove without damaging the hub. When you rebuild, use a longer threaded screw, say 16mm. Then if it breaks again you can just twist it out with some pliers.

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10-16-2011 03:01 PM  6 years agoPost 5
PBusch

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That looks like a good solution daust but right now everyone is out of the hubs.

Brian, when are you guys getting more?

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10-18-2011 07:18 PM  6 years agoPost 6
lejon

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Also you might want to use a dremel or such and put a small slot in the end of the screw. That way if you need to unscrew you can use a small screw driver and it will be much easier than a pair of pliers.

Also don't go too much longer as it might affect the CG enough to introduce some vibes.

Just my 2 cents

Lejon

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