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Hi I noticed what looked like a gasket coming apart at the headset. I was wondering if this means I need a new ICBM or can I safely ignore it? Otherwise the steering is smooth.:confused:
 

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In case anyone aside from me was wondering, here is a reply email from crane creek.


> This is indeed a ICBM headset that Schwinn ran on
> their frames.
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> We have the complete headset (sealed cartridge
> bearing ) # HS0230 at
> $42.00.
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> I have the bearings only # .HS2033 at $20.00.
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> You may be able to just remove the seal that is
> damaged and run the
> headset without....?
>


I then asked if they sell seals separately, and the response:

"Sadly,

No seals seperatly....." :nono: (emphasis mine)
 
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