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PostPosted: Mon Aug 20, 2012 5:00 pm 
Dirt Disciple

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I am going to grease my bearing but don't know how to remove the plastic dust cap on my Dura Ace EX hub, the FH-7260

Should it be removed first of all?

It seems to have a thread inside for some sort of tool and a small pin hole at the outside but can't find any tool either for this.

Anyone here done it before? i don't want to force and breaking it.

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 20, 2012 5:01 pm 
r.B.o.T.M. & P.o.T.M. Winner
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Question - Does it need it? Looks to be a sealed bearing affair. :)


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PostPosted: Mon Aug 20, 2012 7:59 pm 
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May I suggest the holes could be grease ports as with the XT hubs :?: :wink:


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PostPosted: Mon Aug 20, 2012 8:36 pm 
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I wouldn't remove it. I have serviced hubs many times without removing it. I think removing it and having to place it back correctly should be avoided if possible.


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I decided not to remove it as i could clean it anyway with my small fingers and put new balls inside and grease, all well. :D


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