Aug 12, 2015 · Cranks connect the pedals to the bottom bracket spindle and are pressed tightly to the bottom bracket spindle which are held in place by force from well-torqued crank bolts or nuts. Cranks must be removed from the spindle to service the bottom bracket bearings or to replace the chainrings. Jul 30, 2012 · 2. With both the cranks removed, it is time to remove the bottom bracket. This can be a pain. Especially, if it hasn’t been removed and re-greased in a while. Start by securely placing the bottom bracket remover onto the left side of the bottom bracket. 3. Unfasten the bottom bracket from the left side in a counter clockwise turn.Author: Andreas.
Apr 23, 2010 · I need to remove and then install a Shimano Octalink bottom bracket (6503 crank). I have a full set of all size allen wrenches, including for my 3/8" drive ratchet, large open end wrenches, torque wrenches and other "normal" tools. Sep 10, 2012 · Bottom Bracket Removal. The real challenge came when I tried to remove the bottom bracket. Removing the non-drive side is easy because it is just a small plastic sleeve. The drive side actually contains the spindle, bearings and the housing and was firmly stuck in the frame.
Loosen And Remove The Right Side of theBottom Bracket Move the ring spanner to the right side of the Shimano Hollowtech bottom bracket and start it moving clockwise. Keep going until the unit comes out. The bottom bracket height is the vertical distance from the center of the bottom bracket to the ground, and it expresses clearance of the frame over obstacles. The height of the bottom bracket is of concern when designing the frame. The height of the bottom bracket is .