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New Headset Advice?

Dannyboy95Dannyboy95 Posts: 245
edited May 2013 in MTB workshop & tech
Im looking at getting a new headset from superstar components but im not sure if i can just put this new headset on my bike as it has sealed bearings and my stock headset doesn't my bike is a trek 4500 4 series and the stock headset is bontrager any advice?
cosna kick a bo agen a wo and ed it back till it bos-UP HANLEY ME DUCK

NO STAIRWAY....DENIED!

D.Leyland
Current Bike-TREK 4500
Previous Bikes
:Giant Roam 3
:Bianchi Nirone 7

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  • nicklousenicklouse Posts: 50,675 Lives Here
    good chance you will need to remove the old headset and have the new one pressed in.

    what type of headset is fitted? see parktools for the different types.
    "Do not follow where the path may lead, Go instead where there is no path, and Leave a Trail."
    Parktools :?:SheldonBrown
  • swod1swod1 Posts: 1,639
    i've got a 2012 trek 4500 and its an fsa headset on mine with semi intergrated bearings i think.
  • UliUli Posts: 190
    try http://www.canecreek.com/headset-finder
    if unsure take your bike to LBS for fitment.
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