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How to remove alu seat post from carbon frame?

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Asked by: Jonathan Kim

How do you remove carbon seat post from carbon frame?

Quote from video: Put the bike on its side over a bucket. And then apply the boiling water around the top of the seat tube making sure that you do it on both sides. It's probably not going to free up straightaway.

How do you remove a seized Aluminium seatpost from a steel frame?

One of the methods is to heat the aluminum seatpost and then to let it cool. In theory, the aluminum will expand twice as fast as steel and hence the expansion/contraction should crack the bond. Some recommend using a blow torch or even boiling water.

How do you remove a stuck aluminum seatpost?

Quote from video: But I was reading that ammonia will dissolve the aluminum oxide. So I've got like a little cup of aluminum here or a little cup of ammonia. I'm gonna use an eyedropper to go ahead and try to get it.

How do you remove a seized dropper post from a carbon frame?

Quote from video: While you were twisting and turning and pulling it will expand. And stretch instead of stretching it stretch. So instead of letting go of the seat post it will squeeze it hard and harder.

Can you put grease on carbon seatpost?

Thankfully! An opportunity to dispel the myth that one shouldn’t greasea carbon post! I don’t know where the myth started, but carbon composites are not affectedby grease. Our advice is simple: If the seatpost fits tight,grease it.

How do you remove a seat post clamp?

Quote from video: Start by loosening the clamp and raising the seat post as much as possible. You may need to feed excess cable into the frame in order to fully remove the dropper. Post.

Does ammonia dissolve aluminum oxide?

Ammonia dissolves aluminum oxide, and automotive anti-freeze or cola (yes, the soft drink) often will as well; penetrating oil will only work with a steel seatpost in a steel frame.

How do you remove a broken seat post?

Quote from video: And what I did was just put a little punch. And made a little hole there and drilled it out while the seat post was in there because my seat post was all the way flush with it.

How do you take a saddle off a bike?

Quote from video: Once you've gotten it loose. You'll see the seat starts to jiggle. Now you'll see that there's a top clamp and a bottom clamp the bottom clamp will loosen.

How do you remove a seized stem?

To begin removal of a seized stem, begin by double-checking that the wedge is in fact loose. Turn the stem binder bolt counter clockwise several turns, and then strike the bolt downward. Use a steel hammer for this, as a mallet may absorb too much energy.

How do you change a bike seat post?

Quote from video: And pull your old. Pull the old seat post out. Now after you pull your old seat post out. Take a look at the seat post.

How do I get rust off my bike seatpost?

Quote from video: Now I'm go ahead and use some wd-40 to spray out all the rust that's kind of still in there on the walls just spray that out.

Does grease harm carbon fiber?

Quote from video: If. You have a bear carbon fiber headset cup you can use normal grease if you want same goes for seat posts and bottom brackets. If you don't need carbon grip paste grease will do no harm.

Do you need carbon paste for carbon seatpost?

From what I’ve read, carbon assembly paste is generally recommended for carbon on carbon seat posts and also stems to carbon handlebars. The carbon assembly paste seems to hold the seat post in place great, I don’t have to overtighten the seat post clamp bolt at all and the seat has never slipped.

Do I need carbon paste for seatpost?

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How do I get rust off my bike seatpost?

Quote from video: Now I'm go ahead and use some wd-40 to spray out all the rust that's kind of still in there on the walls just spray that out.

How do I change my bike seat?

Quote from video: Step 1 loosen the screw on the back of the bottom of the old seat on your bike. Using the properly sized allen wrench that fits your screw loosen. The screw enough so the seat is removable.

Are all bike seats interchangeable?

While “most” bicycle seats are universal and interchangeable, not all bicycle seats are interchangeable or universal. However, the good news is that most modern bikes and brands have accepted that one fitting is best.

How do you attach a bike seat to the post?

Quote from video: Slide it up. It goes in just like. So. Put that piece on and then tighten her up. Put it on the bike. You know we'll find out.