x9 crankset removal Home › Forum › Bike Forum › x9 crankset removal Viewing 8 posts - 1 through 8 (of 8 total) x9 crankset removal argooseMember always had shimano hollowtec so not too sure on the sram x9, is it just the 8mm centre bolt on the non drive side or has the 16mm bolt got to be removed first Posted 6 years ago coatesyMember Just the 8mm, it’ll press against the bigger one and self extract. Posted 6 years ago argooseMember Thanks for That, I take it the 16mm acts like a lock nut? Posted 6 years ago lucienMember Yes Posted 6 years ago argooseMember Diolch yn fawr Posted 6 years ago coatesyMember Dydw i ddim yn siarad cymraeg. Posted 6 years ago argooseMember Qui, un per Posted 6 years ago argooseMember Done bit of digging, 16mm is a cap holding the 8mm crank bolt captive, when you undo 8 mm it pushes against 16mm cap to remove crank arm. Only need to touch 16mm cap if it comes loose after crank removal. Posted 6 years ago Viewing 8 posts - 1 through 8 (of 8 total) The topic ‘x9 crankset removal’ is closed to new replies.