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Anyone have trouble swapping out RaceFace CR's?
08/25/14 at 10:57pm
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Tried to swap out my 32T ring for a 34 and seemed to strip 3 out of 4 bolts! Doh. Noticed afterwards a nut on back side of ring. Do you need a really wide screwdriver to hold it?  As it is, it looks like 2 of the bolts are actually breaking apart!? Like weak alloy or something. I imagine I can buy a new set of retaining hardware? Hopefully?  Hate to have my "affordable" 1x10 set up get costly!
  
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Re: Anyone have trouble swapping out RaceFace CR's?
Reply #1 - 08/26/14 at 1:56am
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Yes, you can use a big screwdriver on the back.  That is the nut.  It is just recessed into the backside of the ring.   You can pick up extra bolts for a couple of bucks.  You need to make sure you get some for a single ring.  Some are made to go through 2 rings and will be too long.
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Re: Anyone have trouble swapping out RaceFace CR's?
Reply #2 - 08/26/14 at 4:10am
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They also make a tool for the chainring bolts. 

And get stainless steel bolts instead of aluminum. 

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correction: chromed steel, not stainless steel.
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Re: Anyone have trouble swapping out RaceFace CR's?
Reply #3 - 08/26/14 at 9:44am
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Thx guys, I'm on it this morning!
  
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