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Hey guys, I have a question for ya.

I have a 2004 D9 Pro which has the Sun Ringle Abbah DH rear hub on it. The thing absolutely kicks ass so far, but has developed a squeak to it. I was wondering how I go about taking this thing apart, and what I should look for?

Also, what kind of regular maintanance should I do on this thing?

I've noticed that my clicker has gotten quieter over the period of owning it, and my brother's has stayed just as loud as the day he bought his. Should I be looking for something causing this? Is there any kind of wear that mine's receiving and his isnt? (identical hubs, both purchased @ the same exact time).

Thanks in advance. I'd really like to get that loud-crips click back to it, and get rid of the annoying-ass squeak it has under power!

Thanks!

-Matt
 

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ringle abbah

Pull 12mm axle out,take cassette off, see the small silver end cap on the drive side inner axle,put a cone wrench on that and then on the other side of the axle theres 2 slots like in the axle, hold them with something( i use a piece of metal that fits in the slots, maybe a penny or dime) and unscrew. Then the freewheel body can pull off, careful watch how the small metal pawls and tiny springs come out on the end. You need thin grease for the pawls, not too much or too thick a grease or they won't open right when you pedal. You can pull the blue or black rubber bearing covers (seals) with a pin or safety pin from the outer edge off and throw some grese in the bearings and then push the covers back on.
 

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Using grease in the freehub voids the warranty and can prevent the pawls from engaging. Definitely use medium weight oil, like triflow or pedros synlube.
 

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Cool. I'll use Tri-Flow when I get around to taking it apart. I have a good bottle of fresh stuff.

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-Matt
 
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