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PostPosted: Wed Jul 31, 2013 8:36 am 
Dirt Disciple
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Hello everyone.

In my haste to find a replacement headset for my Fat Chance Wicked, I made the mistake of buying a French Shimano XT headset. I basically just need the bottom cup replaced, so can someone chime in on what parts I can make use of? I am hoping that I can use everything except the two top threaded parts and the washer and can reuse what I have from my old headset that's still in decent shape.

Hopefully I didn't totally make a waste of this purchase!

Thanks in advance for any and all help!

- Matt

PostPosted: Wed Jul 31, 2013 1:10 pm 
Retro Guru
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Is it 1" ?

If so, the diameter of the cups and crown race 'could' be a little different to your frame / forks ...


PostPosted: Fri Aug 02, 2013 12:41 am 
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Is it just the crown race that is a different size?

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