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Installing internal dropper cable housing...

Hiya
This feels like the most impossible job ever. Needs to go into the hole on downtube near headstock, down, up into seatpost and out. Its hitting something near the bend. Ive tried: pushing cable through, that gets stuck; fitting vacuum to seatpost and pulling various strings through which could then be taped to housing and pulled through, thats not working either.
This is ridiculous, im fairly sure they didnt install this THEN weld the frame together, it obviously went in there in the factory but how the hell do you do it?
Help!
Thanks

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  • JBAJBA Posts: 2,475
    Remove the bb and it will be easier to route the cable.
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  • neilusneilus Posts: 245
    Cheers yeah that was my eureka idea, i then treaded the crank arm allen bolt so bb cant be removed :(
  • reaperactual48reaperactual48 Posts: 125
    Can't you try and thread the outer from the other direction? Might find it easier to thread from the seat tube, and up through downtube towards the handlebars?
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