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swap a internal for external BB ?????

A plantyA planty Posts: 47
edited April 2012 in MTB workshop & tech
is it possible to go from an internal to an external BB and if so what will it change or will need to be done, My question is because i want to fit a blackspire stinger on my cannondale SL3 Any help will be great, cheers


  • nicklousenicklouse Posts: 50,675 Lives Here

    The bb shell will need to be faced.
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  • A plantyA planty Posts: 47
    nicklouse wrote:

    The bb shell will need to be faced.
    am i correct in thinking that the stinger will not fit an internal BB
  • Chunkers1980Chunkers1980 Posts: 8,035
    Yes, if a stinger is what I'm thinking of then you lose a drive side HTII spacer and replace with the stinger.
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