campy bb install

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  1. Joe

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    I'am installing a new Campy record bb into a clean steel shell, the instructions do not mention the
    use of any grease or anti seize compound. I see there is a small layer of locktite applied, it just
    seems weird not to have some form of lube to protect the threads. Thanks
     
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  2. A Muzi

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    "Joe" <[email protected]> wrote in message news:[email protected]...
    > I'am installing a new Campy record bb into a clean steel shell, the instructions do not mention
    > the use of any grease or anti seize compound. I see there is a small layer of locktite applied, it
    > just seems weird not to have some form of lube to protect the threads.

    I lube them. And I cut out the rusty ones for people who do not lube threads.
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  3. maxhr-<< I'am installing a new Campy record bb into a clean steel shell, the instructions do not
    mention the use of any grease or anti seize compound.

    Tap off the right cup-grease in there, also into the left cup. Grease onto the PREPPED BB shell(at
    least the right side), teflon tape onto the threads if an Italian threaded(the superior
    one)frameset..

    Peter Chisholm Vecchio's Bicicletteria 1833 Pearl St. Boulder, CO, 80302
    (303)440-3535 http://www.vecchios.com "Ruote convenzionali costruite eccezionalmente bene"
     
  4. Andy-<< I lube them. And I cut out the rusty ones for people who do not lube threads.

    Just did this for an old Merckx...only $50 to get it out...for the price of a dab of grasso....

    Peter Chisholm Vecchio's Bicicletteria 1833 Pearl St. Boulder, CO, 80302
    (303)440-3535 http://www.vecchios.com "Ruote convenzionali costruite eccezionalmente bene"
     
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