Headtube Drift



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Headset Cup Installation

Headtube drifts for use with the Wheels Mfg Headset Cup Press. 1/2" thru hole. Drift is machined with multiple steps to fit common head tube inner diameters listed below. Not recommended for use with Wheels Mfg PRESS-1 or PRESS-4 handles and rod, which have a smaller 3/8" diameter rod.

  • Machined aluminum
  • Red anodized
  • 1/2" hole for use with Wheels Mfg Headset Cup Press (PRESS-8) only. Not for use with our PRESS-1 or PRESS-4 handles.
  • Headtube drift fits the following Inner Diameters:
    • 34mm
    • 44mm
    • 49mm
    • 56mm

We do not recommend it for use with our PRESS-1 or PRESS-4 handles, or any other press with a rod diameter less than 1/2". When used with a smaller rod, it is almost impossible to prevent the cups from pressing in straight.

Precision Machined


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