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Spinergy Spox loose spokes ??(3 posts)

Spinergy Spox loose spokes ??yellowspox
Apr 16, 2003 10:15 AM
I had a rear rim replaced last year due to a spoke pulling through the rim. The work was done by a well recommended LBS and all was well for about 200 miles. I then noticed several of the spokes were becoming loose...to the point of almost flopping. Another problem is that the LBS that did the work is about 75 miles away. In all cases, the "nut" seems to be "unscrewing" for lack of a better term. I've re-trued them several times but can't seem to get them to stay. These are a real pain to true and I hate to keep doing them. Is there something I'm missing or is there some type of "Loctite" or similar product that needs to be applied? I'm having no problems with other conventional wheels?
call spinergy and...ClydeTri
Apr 16, 2003 10:55 AM
and ask? I think they have a 1-800 number on their website, which I think is www.spinergy.com
call spinergy and...yellowspox
Apr 16, 2003 11:23 AM
I bypassed that option simply because I'd had such horrible response from them when I needed a replacement rim last year. This time things were different....very helpful. I spoke with Keith and was told to use Loctite 222. He said that the wheels come from the factory already bonded but after awhile (or in my case...rebuilding) they can loosen up. The procedure is to first true the wheel and then place a small drop on the spline/nipple. This is supposed to "wick in" and cure the problem. It seems silly answering your own post but maybe somebody else can use the info...tks.