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    Rotor 3D24 spider lockring tool

    The tool used to remove/tighten this is proprietary to Rotor (of course it is). I just noticed last night that my spider has wiggled a little loose. I can order this tool, but my issue is that I have an event tomorrow and need to ride the bike that has the 24mm Rotor on it. My question would be, is anyone aware of another way (or tool, etc) that I can use to tighten the spider back down adequately to ride this tomorrow? I'll be putting plenty of torque on it climbing, so I need to be able to tighten it enough for it not to wiggle loose again. Any ideas?

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    I'm not at the shop right now but as I remember the Rotor lockring has notches on the inside right? If so this works...I think.
    https://www.parktool.com/product/bot...ttom%20Bracket
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    Quote Originally Posted by cxwrench View Post
    I'm not at the shop right now but as I remember the Rotor lockring has notches on the inside right? If so this works...I think.
    https://www.parktool.com/product/bot...ttom%20Bracket
    How convenient. The same tool used for a square taper BB!
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    That's not going to work. Notches on the lockring are on the OD. Plus a Rotor 3D24 is like a Shimano crankset where the spindle is connected to the drive side crank arm and then the spider goes over the spindle. So that wouldn't even physically come close to fitting on the lockrimg.

    I have had in the past one of those lockring tool and it looks nothing remotely close to that Park Tool linked. Looks like this:


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    I must have been thinking of Race Face Next cranks...senility is a *****.
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    The one made by rotor is crap. A slight misalignment and you break the pins off. Enduro makes a much better tool for the rotor crank. It holds the tool against the engagement area by bolting two pieces together. Don't waste your money on the rotor tool.
    Left is rotor tool, with a broken pin. Right is Enduro tool.

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    Enduro Rotor Crank Spider Tool, 30mm....$68.00 from worldwide cyclery (also on EBay) works great!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ls1togo View Post
    Enduro Rotor Crank Spider Tool, 30mm....$68.00 from worldwide cyclery (also on EBay) works great!
    Except he's got the 24 mm rotor crank which is the other Enduro tool. There is one for rotor 30 mm cranks and another for 24 mm cranks. Be careful!

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    Ahhh..you are correct, my experience is with 30mm being converted from BBRight to be utilized on BSA with a 30mm BB
    Thanks for the correction...

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