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  1. J

    Pillow block questions

    I am sacrificing about 3 gears on the cluster. It's a relatively powerful ebike, so I rebuild the clusters and have a wider spacing of 5 gears in the outer positions. The 1500w motor has the torque to not need as many gears as usual, and keeping the chain down in the outside of the cluster keeps...
  2. J

    Pillow block questions

    I'm doing some research on different hubs, some older ones are smaller diameter. I might be able to bolt two cheap aluminium two bolt self aligning flange bearings back to back, then sandwich them between two vertical plates with holes in them. These flange bearings seem to go up to 35 mm shaft...
  3. J

    Pillow block questions

    Difficult to see which ones do and don't online. Any tips for differentiation? Is there specific terminology for those that don't self align, or is it just ' non self aligning '? Buying the wrong thing could become costly.
  4. J

    Pillow block questions

    Because there is not enough clearance to get anything in between the bikes frame and the gear cassette on the drive side, plus clamping the hub to fixed dropouts in the boat as well as the bikes dropouts would stop the rear suspension working.
  5. J

    Pillow block questions

    Hi, Saw a question on this forum from 2016 and there seemed to be some very knowledgeable answers, but not the answer I needed. So pillow blocks tolerate misalignment, have spherical outer bearing surfaces and so tolerate the shaft coming through the block at various angles. Problem is, same...
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