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PostPosted: Thu Aug 18, 2011 6:51 pm 
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Im fitting a new cassette onto my rear wheel,

Should I be putting grease onto the splines on the freehub before putting the cassette on?? :?

Any reason why i shouldnt give it a light coating??

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 18, 2011 7:29 pm 
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I never bother but I can't see it doing any harm.


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hamster wrote:
I never bother but I can't see it doing any harm.


Same


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I always put a light coat of grease on the freehub. No harm in doing so.


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EarlofBarnet wrote:
I always put a light coat of grease on the freehub. No harm in doing so.


Thats what I thought........................

So I never bothered :lol: :oops: :oops:

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grease might possibly collect grit easier?


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 18, 2011 9:27 pm 
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I alwasy put a very light smear on metal free hubs just to stop them from rusting.


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I always put a very light coating of grease on, but for no good reason.


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PostPosted: Sun Aug 21, 2011 10:39 pm 
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so do I, again to stop em going rusty.


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PostPosted: Mon Aug 22, 2011 10:15 pm 
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I do particularly if the freehub is steel. While you're at it do the skewer too.


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