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PostPosted: Sat Nov 02, 2013 7:50 pm 
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After converting a front hub to 9mm bolt through see here:


I thought I'd have a go at converting a rear hub to work with SuperStar's 10mm through axle: ... cts_id=287

This conversion was a bit more involved and the first step was to design a new axle:


Which I then had machined up for me by Cofa:

Below is the custom axle along with the SuperStar axle, some new bearings, a little space that I also had Cofa turn up for me, and 2 end caps which I go from UK Bike Store: ... pacer.html


Here's my wheel before I started:


First step was to remove the end caps and the freehub body:



Then I drifted out the old axle with a copper hammer and drift:




I then used a couple of sockets to press in the new bearings:


And inserted the new axle:


Refitted the FreeHub:


Followed by the 12mm end caps, the none drive side required a little spacer:


And done:

Image ... 5.jpg.html

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