Have questions or want to discuss cycling? Join Now or Sign In to participate in the BikeRide community.

New: Take part in the July Giveaway for VTUVIA SN100 Camouflage Fat Tire E-Bike $1679


Ultegra jockey wheels
#1
Hi all, in need of some guidance if anyone can help. I bought a second hand ultegra 6600 rear mech, in great condition however the jockey wheels needed replacing. I bought a set of ultegra ceramic jockeys and fitted them as per normal, however the jockeys do not spin freely in the mech, in fact the top jockey won't spin 180* when pushed. I have never had ceramics before and was not sure if this was normal. I tightened the nuts on the jockeys hand tight and thought initially I had overtightened them. If I loosen them slightly the wheels spin a little better but the nuts are loose and am worried they will work out of the mech.
Are the jockeys ment to be stiff or am I missing something.
Just to add, I have not applied any sort of lube or oil to them as I thought they should be good to go from the pack.

Thanks
  Reply
#2
what did the package say about lubrication?

also take a look at Shimano's tech docs.
Nigel
  Reply
#3
(06-02-2013, 06:13 PM)nfmisso Wrote:  what did the package say about lubrication?

also take a look at Shimano's tech docs.


Hi, thanks for the reply. there were no instructions on the shimano package relating to installation and tech docs don't say anything either.
Tried googling it but nothing Sad
  Reply
#4
I have exactly the same issue. Bought a new pair of shimano jockey wheels from Wiggle to replace my worn-out dura-ace ones. The new ones are labelled Ultegra and the G-pulley is very stiff. No instructions included.
  Reply
#5
I would like to see some close up pics of each pulley and each side of each.
There are two kinds of people in the world, "Those who help themselves to people, and those who help people!"
  Reply


Possibly Related Threads...
Thread
Author
Replies
Views
Last Post
 
3,865
01-07-2020, 03:37 PM
Last Post: Bam Bam
 
5,402
03-29-2013, 10:26 AM
Last Post: nfmisso
 
11,490
08-13-2010, 12:56 AM
Last Post: GeorgeET

Forum Jump:

[-]
10 Latest Posts
Cannondale Criterium value
Today 02:04 AM
Ebike for riders 5ft tall
Yesterday 08:54 AM
First Metric Century
08-16-2022 03:26 PM
Help identifying date of manufacturing
08-15-2022 08:52 PM
Cycling photos while on holiday
08-15-2022 08:41 PM
Make a freewheel removal tool
08-14-2022 07:32 AM
Weak spring tension on the derailleur wi...
08-14-2022 07:18 AM
Woodsplitter in Pittsfield, Vermont
08-12-2022 06:19 AM
New Stator For My Ride1up Core 5
08-10-2022 08:49 PM
Jumps a Gear
08-09-2022 07:14 PM

[-]
Join BikeRide on Strava
Feel free to join if you are on Strava: www.strava.com/clubs/bikeridecom

[-]
Top 5 Posters This Month
no avatar 1. Jesper
17 posts
no avatar 2. ichitan
15 posts
no avatar 3. dinh thaihoang
11 posts
no avatar 4. ReapThaWhirlwind
9 posts
no avatar 5. Criminal
6 posts