How do you tighten a spindle nut?

How do you tighten a spindle nut?

Over view full answerThe nut on the spindle should be tightened until snug, with no side-to-side play in the hub and then backed off slightly, about maybe a 1/8 of a turn. If the spindle uses a castle nut and cotter pin or tang nut, tighten the nut finger tight until it

How do I loosen the axle nut?

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How do you tighten bike cones?

Note position and angle of wrench.Use another wrench on locknut. Turn locknut counter-clockwise to loosen.Loosen cone by turning cone wrench counter-clockwise about 1/4 turn, or 90 degrees.Hold cone from moving with cone wrench and tighten locknut. Test for play by holding axle and moving rim laterally.

Is it safe to ride a bike with a wobbly wheel?

Untrue wheels are weaker, may cause steering to be difficult at high speed, and if you’re using rim brakes it will cause stuttering or lockups. Having said that, it would need to be damn untrue for any of the above to be a serious problem. It depends on the reason for them not being true.

How do I stop my bike wheel from wobbling?

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How tight should bike hub?

Traditional, solid-axle hubs that are secured to the frame/fork by nuts need to be adjusted tight enough that play (sideways wiggle) is minimized, but loose enough to turn freely.