How do you use a crank remover?
The threaded part of the crank puller is screwed into the crank arm. When in place the rotating tip presses against the bottom bracket spindle, pushing itself and the crank with it, away from the spindle. If the crank puller goes in about half an inch, you’re good to go.
What is an Octalink bottom bracket?
Octalink Bottom Brackets. This system, designed by Shimano, was the first successful alternative to the older square taper. The Octalink system uses a larger and stiffer spindle with eight splines. The splines provide a greater contact area between crank and spindle for a stiffer interface.
Is Isis the same as Powerspline?
powerdrive and powerspline are not the same, I just found that out. I think the question is, can powerdrive (not power spline) and ISIS be interchanged. A question I have too, but I believe the answer is no.
Is octalink and Isis the same?
Octalink lasts a lot longer because of their application of bearings, but Isis should provide better power transfer because it has more splines. And since it also has more splines, the actual interface between the BB and the crank should also be stronger.
What is an octalink bottom bracket?
What crank removal tool do I need?
What Tools do I need? Appropriate wrench to remove crank bolt/nut: CCW-5 Crank Wrench. Hex wrench.
Is octalink any good?
Octalink and ISIS splines work very well in terms of securing crank arms, and tend to be cheaper to boot. In my mind, if you can get a good deal on something, run with it, rather than worrying about what you have or what to get.
What is the difference between octalink v1 and v2?
Octalink exists in the marketplace in two variants, Octalink v1 and Octalink v2. The difference between the two can be seen by the depth of mounting grooves on the bottom bracket spindle.
What is power spline?
The PowerSpline has a heat treated chromoly 12 spline spindle to make sure it can go the distance with even the most demanding riders. BB-PS-A1. The PowerSpline has a heat treated chromoly 12 spline spindle to make sure it can go the distance with even the most demanding riders.
Are all crank tools the same?
There is no road versus mountain distinction with crank pullers. One size of extractor thread has been used on the vast majority of cranks for a long time, M22x1. There are several older sizes on cranks made by T/A, Stronglight, and possibly some more obscure ones, all of which need their own extractors.
How does the CCP-44 work?
The CCP-44 uses a long, comfortable handle and extra fine thread that provides the needed leverage to remove even the tightest cranks. The strong rotating tip system ensures smooth operation and long life.
What spindles will CCP-22 and CCP-44 work with?
Best Answer: CCP-22 works with square tapered bottom bracket spindles. CCP-44 works with Shimano® Octalink® and ISIS Drive™ bottom bracket spindles. Andrew F. staff Jan 26, 2021
What is the CCP-44 crank puller?
The Park Tool CCP-44 Crank Puller is a purpose-built tool for removing crank arms from bicycles with 3-piece cranks that use an M12 or M14 crank bolt, including Shimano Octalink, ISIS Drive, and ISIS Overdrive systems.
Why use the park tool CCP-22 or cwp-7?
The strong rotating tip system ensures smooth operation and long life. For crank arms that use an M8 crank bolt, such as square taper use the Park Tool CCP-22 or CWP-7.