seized block on hub

Discussion in 'Bicycle Mechanics and Repairs' started by jags, 27 May 2008.

  1. jags

    jags Veteran

    whats the matter with this wheel ,the block is completly seized on the shimano ultegra hub just wont move ,now the wheel is in storage this past year ,in a corner in the bedroom so it dident get weathered can any one help thanks
  2. yenrod

    yenrod Guest

    Yeah the grease has siezed.

    Try the WD40 down by the spokes and also on the other side where lockring tightens...

    If it looks like it wont go nowhere buy a new feehub.

    Easy to fit - take cones and axle out of hub and get an 8 or 10mm allen key and unscrew anti-clockwise REPLACE and fit reverse of the above.
  3. OP

    jags Veteran

    thanks for that yenrod ill get the son to do that job..
  4. The first time I put a new cassette on, I gave up and took the wheel and the the old cassette to a lbs their vice removed it in seconds, no charge ;). The second and third time they came off a bit easier after WD-40.
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