Hope pro 2 front hub bearings.

Sorting out your thrunge brackets, fettling your inter-rositers and even stuff about bike parts.
chris_mbuk
Posts: 35
Joined: Fri Jan 04, 2008 22:24 pm
Contact:

Hope pro 2 front hub bearings.

Postby chris_mbuk » Fri Jan 18, 2013 17:14 pm

Hi, got loads of play on my front wheel and im not sure how to remove the c clip and the bearings from it to replace them, anyone tell me what tools i need and how to do it ? thanks.

User avatar
cooldad
Posts: 28161
Joined: Sat Apr 17, 2010 22:01 pm

Re: Hope pro 2 front hub bearings.

Postby cooldad » Fri Jan 18, 2013 17:31 pm

Chcked out the Hope tech docs?
I don't do smileys.

There is no secret ingredient - Kung Fu Panda

London Calling on Facebook

Parktools

chris_mbuk
Posts: 35
Joined: Fri Jan 04, 2008 22:24 pm
Contact:

Re: Hope pro 2 front hub bearings.

Postby chris_mbuk » Fri Jan 18, 2013 18:22 pm

yea but just goes on about the rear hub ?

goytregrit
Posts: 62
Joined: Tue Nov 02, 2010 13:14 pm

Re: Hope pro 2 front hub bearings.

Postby goytregrit » Sun Jan 20, 2013 16:53 pm

Simples, ignore anything you read about presses etc tools etc, not necessary. The following g will work 100% f you do it carefully.
The clip holding in your adapters, in my case 20mm thru axle, has a 3mm gap. One side of gap is square, the other tapered.
Use a pick or small flathead driver to prise up the clip on the taperd side, will come off easy then just easy pull off your adapters to expose sealed cartridge bearing.
Between each bearing inside the hub is a plastic tube. You can put a screw driver in from any one side of the hub and you will be able to easily push the tube to one side a couple of mm to reveal the back side of the opposite bearing cartridge or at least about 2mm or more of the inner circle.
Now you have to get that cartridfe bearing out. I use a large flat head driver down through the hub and tap gently moving the driver around the bearing a bit at a time so you are getting the bearing out evenly. This might work with just the flat of your palm hitting down on the driver, if using a rubber mallet just go steady as you need the bearing to be pushed out evenly to avoid damaging hub. Don't worry if you are placing the driver on the bearing seals which damages it as you are pushing it out to dispose of it anyway to fit new ones.
Onnce out, the tube piece can drop out. You can flip the wheel over and push the other bearing out with driver or even use the tube now, which pushes it out nice and even for you.
Let me know once they are out and I'll let you know how to get new ones in.
I bought my bearings from katec bikes online £15 great service and bearing quality is superb.


Return to “MTB Workshop & Tech”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest