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What do I need to remove this cassette
#1
Hi everyone,

I'm trying to remove this cassette for some much need cleaning, regrease the bearings, etc, and just because I want to. Which lock ring tool will remove this? It's not a shimano cassette, it says ''Tracer" on it. It is on a Jamis Explorer SX, probably 2002 model, 7sp cassette.

Thanks in advance.

Zach
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#2
Do not recognize it. Did you use macrofocus?

Look at this site see if you can find a tool specific to your brand.

http://www.parktool.com/products/

BTW what are you flying, where are you?
Never Give Up!!!
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#3
Ok I "think" I found your "type" of freewheel. Click here and look just above "Older Cassette Hubs".
http://www.parktool.com/repair/readhowto.asp?id=48

What they are saying is the the Lockring does not have to be removed in order to take off your freewheel. I am going to make a guess that you need a FR-1 from them. Before you purchase one do me a small favor and see if there is any printing on the plastic chain guard behind your freewheel please. Let me know.

Bill

P.s. Just for your own information here is a link with your model of bike with some info...
http://www.bikepedia.com/QuickBike/BikeSpecs.aspx?ItemID=36911&Type=bike
Good maintenance to your Bike, can make it like the wheels are, true and smooth!
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#4
Bill,

There are 2 groups of numbers on the plastic chain guard. #1 is: 36H 24T-30T. #2 is YF-FH30-A
I have an FR-1, but its not big enough for the smallest cog. I have to take that one off first, then the FR-1 will fit the inner portion.
Thanks for the links.

Zach



(05-08-2010, 05:05 PM)Bill Wrote:  Ok I "think" I found your "type" of freewheel. Click here and look just above "Older Cassette Hubs".
http://www.parktool.com/repair/readhowto.asp?id=48

What they are saying is the the Lockring does not have to be removed in order to take off your freewheel. I am going to make a guess that you need a FR-1 from them. Before you purchase one do me a small favor and see if there is any printing on the plastic chain guard behind your freewheel please. Let me know.

Bill

P.s. Just for your own information here is a link with your model of bike with some info...
http://www.bikepedia.com/QuickBike/BikeSpecs.aspx?ItemID=36911&Type=bike

No macrofocus on the camera phone, sorry.

That pic was in a Cessna 172, in New Braunfels, TX.

(05-08-2010, 04:00 PM)GeorgeET Wrote:  Do not recognize it. Did you use macrofocus?

Look at this site see if you can find a tool specific to your brand.

http://www.parktool.com/products/

BTW what are you flying, where are you?
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#5
Ok that sux that it is a Yung Fang Co spoke guard, some are shimano which would tell me a little more where to look. These kinds of bikes are put together with one thing in mind cost of assembly/parts low while try to sell as many as possible.


Is there anyway you can take a side snapshot of the cogs?
Good maintenance to your Bike, can make it like the wheels are, true and smooth!
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