Re: So, I'm building my first IGH bike...
Here is a full disassembly/reassemblly set of instructions, with photos, for the AW.
The ball ring is the second set of balls, the inner ones, shown on the right side of the cutaway drawing at the top of the page.
--- In Geared_hub_bikes@yahoogroups.com, Joseph Shaul <spasticteapot@...> wrote:
> Ball ring?
> On Mon, Mar 1, 2010 at 1:07 PM, timothy_hayden <timothy_hayden@...>wrote:
> > Morning Joseph, Sorry to tell you BUT, you can't attach a drum to the AW,
> > you will need a AB hub, it's an AW with drum attached.
> > Pulling the hub apart is a learning experience if you've never done it, but
> > a good idea.
> > Yes, you can flush the hub without disassembly, fill with kerosene or
> > diesal and spin the hub/ driver and shift into and out of the gears till it
> > shifts smooth, drain well and add oil (less than a teaspoon. At that point
> > you should pull the cones and bearings and regrease them, Not the ball ring
> > tho...
> > Normally th shifter fits a 7/8 bar.
> > Second is a 1:1 or "straight thru /lock-up".
> > Good luck and have fun. Tim