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Missing Bearing
#1
Hi There,

About 2 weeks ago I overhauled the bottom bracket on my 1970s era Schwinn Traveler III. It obviously has a cup and cone bracket and takes 1/4 inch herrings. The bike rides smooth as silk, but when I was sweeping my floor yesterday I found a bearing and realized that I must have only 10 bearings on one side of the bottom bracket, and 11 on the other. Since the bike is riding so well, do I still need to overhaul it again and add in the missing bearing? I'm not all that stoked about getting grease all over my hands if I can help it.

Thanks!
Nik
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#2
when in doubt check it out ! you will damage your race faster.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PgU5wBjW-64
There are two kinds of people in the world, "Those who help themselves to people, and those who help people!"
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#3
Thanks. It wasn't so bad adding in an addition bearing. It was definitely much faster then the overhaul.

(06-09-2013, 11:25 AM)painkiller Wrote:  when in doubt check it out ! you will damage your race faster.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PgU5wBjW-64
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#4
cool ! sorry to punish you with the song, my mom punished me with it when I was a kid. What a classic Smile
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