Record BB replacement - tools needed?

Discussion in 'Bicycle Mechanics and Repairs' started by giant man, 28 Apr 2010.

  1. giant man

    giant man New Member

    Essex innit?
    About to change my Record 10sp bottom bracket and wondered if i have the necessary tools for the job. I have the Park crank puller and the Park BBT-5 which does the BB and cassette lockring for the Campag cassettes. Also have a good adjustable wrench for the BB nut.

    As a bit of a novice when it comes to wrenching, what else do I need? And can anyone recommend a good 3/8inch torque wrench, Campagnolo recommend 70nM for the bb - really? That much? Thanks ......
  2. moolarb

    moolarb Active Member

    get yourself one of these babies, a snip at only £600 :becool:

    I was toying with the idea of replacing my bb but I've chickened out and booked it in the LBS - too much to go wrong for a novice like me
  3. Chrisz

    Chrisz Über Member

    Not needed unless the shell is knackered! This is what you want

    Removing the old BB should be fairly straightforward. I always clean the thread up afterwards and then it's a simple matter of reverse process to isntall the new BB - I've never used a torque wrench (it's a SPANNER! The septics have wrenches.) - tighten it until it is very tight and add a little bit more :biggrin: Stop just before it breaks LOL.
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