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Bottom bracket bearing removal

mm391mm391 Posts: 7
edited June 2012 in MTB workshop & tech
Hi, I am trying to remove the bottom bracket and bearings from my bike so I can clean and grease them up. I have the tool so I can remove the crank arms but that is the only speacialised tool I have. Is there anyway of removing the bottom bracket without having to buy a specialised tool to do it? 

Thanks

Matt

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  • nicklousenicklouse Posts: 50,675 Lives Here
    no idea.
    as this forum does not have ESP installed.

    i will suggest you read the info on parktools as it covers every BB known to man or telepathic beings.
    "Do not follow where the path may lead, Go instead where there is no path, and Leave a Trail."
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  • cooldadcooldad Posts: 32,599
    But the answer is probably not.
    I don't do smileys.

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  • nicklousenicklouse Posts: 50,675 Lives Here
    cooldad wrote:
    But the answer is probably not.
    I can think of 2 that don't need a special tool. And many others that don't need anything other than a hammer and a saw to get out if you are not using them again.
    "Do not follow where the path may lead, Go instead where there is no path, and Leave a Trail."
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  • cooldadcooldad Posts: 32,599
    Hence probably not. And he wants to clean and grease them, so much as I love hammers, it's probably the wrong tool.
    I don't do smileys.

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  • steelie600steelie600 Posts: 519
    If you cant fix it with a hammer its farked!
    Idiot ^^^^^^^^^

    Ralph
  • nicklousenicklouse Posts: 50,675 Lives Here
    cooldad wrote:
    Hence probably not. And he wants to clean and grease them, so much as I love hammers, it's probably the wrong tool.
    but the to grease the ones that can be greased you don't need to remove them.......

    but we are all guessing.
    "Do not follow where the path may lead, Go instead where there is no path, and Leave a Trail."
    Parktools :?:SheldonBrown
  • cooldadcooldad Posts: 32,599
    We are. But the last time he posted he never came back, so we may never know.
    I don't do smileys.

    There is no secret ingredient - Kung Fu Panda

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  • nicklousenicklouse Posts: 50,675 Lives Here
    Ibbo have a read viewtopic.php?f=10004&t=12561058

    And yes it is my standard reply as how the hell can the OP be given the correct info if they don't provide the something to work with?

    But if I try and read between the lack of info I would say that his BB. Is not serviceable.
    "Do not follow where the path may lead, Go instead where there is no path, and Leave a Trail."
    Parktools :?:SheldonBrown
  • YeehaaMcgeeYeehaaMcgee Posts: 5,740
    steelie600 wrote:
    If you CAN fix it with a hammer its farked!
    Fixed that for you.
    Ironically, I typed it with a toffee hammer.
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