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What is the size of the front axle nut of the Supercycle Hooligan?

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Asked by: Dave Vanderpool

What size nut goes on bike axle?

The size of the thread on the axle is the same as an 8 mm screw, but a standard M8 nut (with 13 mm hex) does not fit on it. Do bikes have some special kind of nut there?

8 Answers.

Nominal Thread Size Example of Bicycle Uses
9mm x 1mm Front hubs, quick release, Asian manufacturer
9mm x 26 tpi Front hubs, Campagnolo®

How do you take the axle nut off a bike?

Quote from video: Once you have that done you can take your two wrenches. Put them on the axle nuts loosen. Them away from each other. And you should be able to take them both off if you need to and fix.

What tool do you need to take off a bike wheel?

To remove the front bike wheel: Take a 15mm wrench to the axle nuts and turn it counterclockwise to loosen them. Remove the front brakes by pinching and releasingthe caliper so there is no longer pressure on the rim.

What thread are bike axles?

That’s mainly down to the threads used to screw the axle into the frame, where there are different pitches used by different brands. The thread pitch on a thru-axle may be 1.0mm, 1.5mm or 1.75mm. A coarser thread means that it takes fewer turns to remove the axle, so wheel replacement is faster.

How do you measure the size of a nut?

Quote from video: So I've taken my burner calipers here and I'm measuring the inside of my nut. The inside of my nut measures approximately 0.65 five thousandths of an inch.

What is a 12mm thru axle?

Example of how to measure Thru Axle specifications.

From this specification we know 142mm is the hub width (or frame spacing) and 12mm is the diameter of the axle. We need to specify the following items to get the proper replacement Thru Axle. Total Thru Axle length from the seat to the end of the threads.

How do you take the front wheel off a bike without quick release?

Hold the bike by handlebars in one hand, while the other hand should hold the wheel on the ground. Place the fork dropouts in line with the axle on the front wheel. Place the axle into the dropouts by pushing the bike down into the axle to ensure that the wheel is in alignment with the dropouts.

How do you loosen a tight nut on a bike?

Quote from video: Okay we're using the wrench i don't have a socket that. Deep. Okay i'm making progress. Here that thing is on there tight. There we go got it loosened up.

How do you remove a stuck axle nut?

Quote from video: So what you can do is you could um heat it up with torch pour some water on it and that should contract and expand. And should break loose the knot. You can also try to use a chisel.

How do you take the front wheel off a bike axle?

Quote from video: Start by opening the lever. You may have to line up the lever in the cutout. If available unscrew counterclockwise until it stops gaining distance hold the bike steady.

How do you reattach a front bike wheel?

Quote from video: There are two springs a lever and a nut remove. The nut and one spring get the bike and from the disc side insert the skewer then from the other side attach. The spring followed by the nut.

How do you reattach a front brake on a bike?

Quote from video: So once you put your wheel back together and the noodle back in place just give the brakes a quick squeeze push forward just to make sure they're working properly.

What size socket is my nut?

How to Determine the Right Size Socket for a Nut

  1. Turn on the digital caliper and set it to read in inches, not millimeters. …
  2. Close the caliper jaws until each jaw rests on one flat side of the nut on opposite sides.
  3. Check the caliper display. …
  4. Turn on the digital caliper and set it to read in millimeters, not inches.

What size is M10 nut?

10 mm

M10 nuts have a diameter of 10 mm and are one of the most common sizes of nut available.

How do I know what size nut and bolt to get?

This is how you choose the right bolt for the joint:

  1. First, identify the load case.
  2. Determine the necessary clamping force in the joint.
  3. Choose the smallest bolt diameter that can support the clamp load.
  4. Choose an effective bolt securing method.
  5. Decide on the most appropriate tightening method.

Are bicycle wheel nuts all the same size?

Re: Wheel Nut Sizes

Most modern bikes are M10x1 for the rear and M9x1 for the front. Sometimes better bikes have M10 front axles too. I’ve also seen M9. 5×1 front and rear axles, and older bikes use a great variety of imperial and metric sizes.

What size of hex nut is in a bike wheel?

Most Front Wheels use M9 [9mm axle diameter] If your Front Wheel Nut fits your rear wheel or its for VanMoof, Miche and DuraAce, use M10 [10mm axle diameter] For vintage bikes please double check. 3/8 [9.52mm axle diameter] is rarely used.

What size bolts are used on bicycles?

Bicycle Industry Threads

Nominal Thread Size Example of Bicycle Uses
6mm x 1mm Many uses on bicycles, including brake caliper mounting bolts, brake pad bolts/nuts, some fender racks, some brake adjusting barrels
7mm x 1mm Some handlebar binder bolts
5/16 inch x 24 tpi Front hubs, solid axle, less expensive bikes

What size axles do BMX bikes have?

The wheel axle of the BMX bike has two standard sizes. The front wheel axle of the BMX bike has a diameter of 10 mm. The rear wheel axle has a slightly larger diameter that measures in at 14 mm.

What size are bike front wheel nuts?

Most of its bike’s front axles are 5/16″ x 18 TPI. This thread size requires a 9/16″ Hex wrench for you to install. What is this? The first thing you need to do to remove the wheel is loosen the nut using your 9/16″ hex wrench by turning it counterclockwise.

What size are BMX axle nuts?

A pair of axle nuts, available in aluminum or steel. Available for 3/8″ (front) and 14mm (rear) axles. Made by Mission BMX!

Tech Specs.

Size 17mm Hex
Thread 3/8″ (3/8″ x 26T) / 14mm (M14 x P1.0)
Material Steel or Aluminum
Weight 0.8oz Aluminum / 2.2oz Steel