kill him , thats not retro
how do you get on with the bb ?
what ensures both cups are aligned ?
i asume the bearings are replaceable ?
I get on with the BB fine - I've not had any problems with slippage, creaking etc. Nothing ensures that both cups are aligned, except by eye, or using a steel rule or something across the graduations. One thing that I will do when I have it stripped down next is drill a couple of 6mm dia blind holes in the outside of the cups and then make a "C" spanner to fit, as otherwise turning the cup on the driveside is a bit of a fiddly job to say the least.
The bearings are standard 6805 2RS - 37x25x7mm.
A good bit of kit but obscenely expensive for what it is - I was lucky and bought mine (unused) from a friend who went off the whole SS idea.
If you are using XT cranks you have to machine off the granny ring bosses for clearance.
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