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Discussion in 'Bicycle Mechanics and Repairs' started by Joe24, 21 Jun 2008.

  1. Joe24

    Joe24 More serious cyclist than Bonj

    Location:
    Nottingham
    Well?
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    Its the nut which goes ontop of the one thats got the bearing under it. What does it do, what would happen if i doesnt go on?
    I've misplaced mine, cant find it, dont have a clue where it is:sad:
    So, what would happen if i didnt put it on?
     
  2. dubman

    dubman Über Member

    Location:
    Derby
    your headset will come loose.i wouldn't recommend it :smile:
     
  3. Joe24

    Joe24 More serious cyclist than Bonj

    Location:
    Nottingham
    Bugger.:smile:
    Anyone got a spare one?
    I'm sure i put it somewhere safe, but i just cant find it:sad:
     
  4. dubman

    dubman Über Member

    Location:
    Derby
    they should only be couple of quid from bike shop.
     
  5. fossyant

    fossyant Ride It Like You Stole It!

    Location:
    South Manchester
    I've got a used Ultegra locking nut (1") if you don't find it - PM me - fairly good condition, but usual adjustment marks.

    Free, no charge !

    I'll have a look for it later - probably got a washer too - ideally you have bottom race, shim/washer then top lock nut.
     
  6. Joe24

    Joe24 More serious cyclist than Bonj

    Location:
    Nottingham
    Fossyant, i'll have another look around later. But i've pretty much ran out of places to look:sad:
    Thank you:biggrin: I'll probably PM you tomorrow if i need it.
    I have the washer, and even the old wedge, and the old section of stem. Its been the only bit i've lost so far:sad:(touch wood)
    Thank you!!!;)
     
  7. yenrod

    yenrod Guest

    If you dont acquire Foss' services - you will not have problems fiding one of these.

    Your looking for the;

    Toplocknut - off an old style headset ! - Oh and the spacer if you need one !