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

New: Take part in the February Giveaway for a Reflective Backpack & Spine Protector from RiderBag


HB M960 hub overhaul
#1
So I have this lovely ti tourer with shimano xtr hbm960 hubs, and I am hoping to service these hubs. I see a metal cap on both ends of the hubs both front and back and the metal cap has a space that looks like I can put a flat head screw driver into to pry it off, it has no flats like the other cones I've dealt with. Can't find how to on the internet. Has anyone dealt with these hubs?

http://imgur.com/0uLqgOw
  Reply
#2
(03-12-2016, 01:47 PM)cyclegranny Wrote:  So I have this lovely ti tourer with shimano xtr hbm960 hubs, and I am hoping to service these hubs.  I see a metal cap on both ends of the hubs both front and back and the metal cap has a space that looks like I can put a flat head screw driver into to pry it off, it has no flats like the other cones I've dealt with.  Can't find how to on the internet.  Has anyone dealt with these hubs?

http://imgur.com/0uLqgOw

here is another image
there is a flat on what looks like a locknut and then what looks like a metal seal cover. I'm assuming I can undo the locknut and remove the metal seal but am unsure, don't want to ruin an working expensive hub

http://imgur.com/ph6DZrz
  Reply
#3
So I've gone ahead and overhauled this hub, the cap is actually plastic, and can be flipped off to show locknut flat. Didn't really need the service but hey I'm learning!
  Reply
#4
Thanks for the update, better safe than sorry!
There are two kinds of people in the world, "Those who help themselves to people, and those who help people!"
  Reply


Possibly Related Threads...

Forum Jump:

[-]
10 Latest Posts
need help
Today 06:42 AM
PROPER HYDRATION WARNING!!!!
Yesterday 11:22 PM
How to stay safe while biking?
Yesterday 09:10 AM
Is Presta valve lock nut useful?
Yesterday 01:11 AM
What size bike should I get?
03-05-2021 03:44 PM
Fausto Coppi Gilco frameset
03-04-2021 10:23 PM
Freehub body change compatibility
03-04-2021 12:17 PM
What kind of frame do I have here?
03-03-2021 01:07 PM
Sensah Empire road groupset
03-03-2021 08:47 AM
In need of a Hybrid of Road bike for com...
03-03-2021 08:40 AM

[-]
Top 5 Posters This Month
no avatar 1. Jesper
17 posts
no avatar 2. Painkiller
10 posts
no avatar 3. ILv2MTB
7 posts
no avatar 4. Criminal
7 posts
no avatar 5. JoJoJo
4 posts