Tightening cassette lock ring noise

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extrusion
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Tightening cassette lock ring noise

Postby extrusion » Wed Nov 14, 2012 22:05 pm

Swapped my tiagra cassette for ultegra. When i used to tighten the lockring on the tiagra it would make a loud and metallic ratchet noise. Same on my other bike, unknown cassette.

The ultegra instead makes a soft dunk, dunk dunk noise. Is this okay and norrmal, is it cos of the soft washer that is under the lockring?

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Re: Tightening cassette lock ring noise

Postby nicklouse » Wed Nov 14, 2012 22:13 pm

normal. just make sure you do it up to the correct torque.
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Re: Tightening cassette lock ring noise

Postby extrusion » Wed Nov 14, 2012 22:22 pm

Cool, cheers. Correct torque is until you cant get another dunk out of it isnt it?

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Re: Tightening cassette lock ring noise

Postby supersonic » Thu Nov 15, 2012 16:40 pm

No, it's whatever it says on the lockring! They can be overdone with too much effort ie a long tool. You get to judge what is right after a while.

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Re: Tightening cassette lock ring noise

Postby Greer_ » Fri Nov 16, 2012 15:19 pm

supersonic wrote: You get to judge what is right after a while.


Unless you do it wrong everytime! :lol:


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