3/8 slotted front axle

Rat Rod Bikes Bicycle Forum

Help Support Rat Rod Bikes Bicycle Forum:

Joined
Sep 29, 2010
Messages
314
Reaction score
313
Location
southern newhampshire
Rating - 0%
0   0   0
So I ordered a new wheelset for my schwinn when they finally came I started installing them right away just to find the front axle would not fit it was 3/8 and schwinn middleweight forks are designed to run 5/16 axles I thought to myself these wheels are going on this bike wether they like it or not now I just had to figure it out I found a slotted 3/8 axle online it didn't work due to thread pitch 24 tpi old school bmx thread I was quite discouraged until I found one on porkchop bmx 3/8 26 tpi and it worked they are chromoly and run only $8 cheap solution for a big problem just wanted to put it out there for anyone that runs into the same issue I did


Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
 
Joined
Sep 29, 2010
Messages
314
Reaction score
313
Location
southern newhampshire
Rating - 0%
0   0   0
Nicely done... a lot of folks file the axles flat on 2 sides themselves, but I'm with you: $8 is cheap and chromoly is good. :grin:

I did file the one that came with the wheel I wasn't happy with how it turned out it fit but at the same time I like to ride fast there are huge hill where I live that I probably brake 50 mph and I don't really want to chance my front wheel coming off going that fast


Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
 
Joined
Sep 29, 2010
Messages
314
Reaction score
313
Location
southern newhampshire
Rating - 0%
0   0   0
b15f50ac4d3f94b65548a31de0593986.jpg


Sent from my SM-G920V using Tapatalk
 
Top