Somebody pls help me. I did everything you did my fork is Severed Alliance Fork and it has integrated bearing race and im using Colony cane creek headset my frame is WTP reason and when i assemble everything its still shaking. Somebody pls help me
Tech Tips: BMX Headset Installation and Maintenance 19
Headsets can be confusing. You won't be confused after BK runs you through this Tech Tip.
GlennPPMilligan 5/5/2009 4:51 PM
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Tighten the compression bolt more. That should do the trick.
tighten the compression bolt 1st put your front wheel against a wall or a curb level your stem up with your front tyre and tighten the stem bolt evenly on both bolts then your good to go \m/
wtf wont my barings go in my frame?!?!?!?!?!
i probably got the wrong time of headset, look up the frame you have and what kind of headset it is
omg thanks for this i put my headset on wrong n i couldnt figure it out. thanks tech tips
where can i get a compression bolt at? i looked on danscomp and i didnt see any. it doesnt really say what headsets come with. if you dont have a compression bolt then how do you tighten your forks/ headset. like a lot of headsets dont come with all the parts.
brian what happend to your finger
that we so sensual when he inserted the fork into the headset full of innuendos in this video
what if you dont have bolts on the back of your stem, i just have a compression bolt
don`t forget grease haha
This is how you can tell if it is tight enough.
After you put everything together. Put you bike back on the ground. Turn your bars at 90 degres, left or right. Pull back on your bike, and if you feel a woble in it. Then its too loose!
After you have tighten eveything down, pick up your bike and spin the bars. It should go around more then 2.5-3times. If it goes around more, then its to loose. If it goes around less, then its too tight!
brad 93 if you tighten the compression bolt enough to where your headset doesnt woble at all then tighten the side bolts all the way and then tighten the top bolt as hard as you can itll run mint
he didn't say how tight to make the compression bolt. Should it be cranked down, or just enough so that the forks don't move?
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ok does the headset packages come with a headset race? this cleared ALOT up for me. thanks
this has helped me alot
these vids help me so much