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PostPosted: Tue May 01, 2007 5:04 pm 
Old School Hero
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does anyone know what are the dimensions for vbrake bolts??? :) the bigguns tht hold them into the bosses :)

and on www.tastynuts.com are there a set of ti bolts that would hold cranks on???

the fat is going on a diet :D i need it close to 23lbs :)


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PostPosted: Tue May 01, 2007 5:28 pm 
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Pretty sure they're M6 in size, dont know what length but anything around 20mm would do the job. :wink:


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PostPosted: Tue May 01, 2007 5:33 pm 
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is there a simple way of figuring these out??? is the thread size one mm smaller than the tool size - generally??? M6 bolts using a 5mm allenkey M5 a 4mm key, or is there no simple way... i dont own calipers and ny ruler skils are pretty poor on small things!!! lol!!!

i need a bunch of bolts and dont need to order a batch of stuff that doesnt fit! lol!!!

crank bolts
water bottle bolts
Judy crown bolts


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PostPosted: Tue May 01, 2007 6:28 pm 
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brake boss bolts - M6
water bottle bolts - M5
crank bolts (square taper) - M8

edited to actually be correct... :oops:


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PostPosted: Tue May 01, 2007 6:42 pm 
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gradeAfailure wrote:
brake boss bolts - M5
water bottle bolts - M6
crank bolts - M8


Don't mean to argue.
But i think you mean
Water bottle bolts - M5
Brake Boss Bolts - M6
Crank bolts (square taper, naturally) - M8


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PostPosted: Tue May 01, 2007 6:43 pm 
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:oops:

indeed, you are correct...

must be lack of sugar or something! :lol:


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PostPosted: Tue May 01, 2007 7:12 pm 
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Swap it for an AMP frame, BITD these were built into 18lb bikes if you could afford it :lol:


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PostPosted: Tue May 01, 2007 7:50 pm 
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B3 wrote:
Swap it for an AMP frame, BITD these were built into 18lb bikes if you could afford it :lol:



it is an amp frame... :D but a lot cooler... :D


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PostPosted: Tue May 01, 2007 11:27 pm 
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M6x20mm

+ look at the cable clamp bolts too... M6x10 IIRC


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PostPosted: Wed May 02, 2007 4:16 am 
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found this a little while back , may help


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