NIB/NOS SRP Titanium Pedal Kit for XT PD-M737 & PD-A525: TL-PD40 SPD Tool - Spindles / Cartridge Needle Bearings / Stronger Alloy Sleeves (RARER)
Ultra rare Ti rebuild kit for both the legendary MTB XT SPD PD-M737 pedals and the A525 single sided road SPD. These are an over the top upgrade for your weight weenie fully anodized out retro mtb show bike, or simply for those still riding either of these pedals and wish to avoid the play that occurred due to the plastic sleeves they came with (This kit has stronger alloy sleeves).
Bike Pro mentions these were discontinued and recalled, but I can't find any details on why they were recalled. Ride these with extreme caution. Bike Recyclery and it's owner assume NO liability for injury due to riding these.
From Bike Pro:
(This part is no longer available, and has been discontinued and recalled by SRP, but we include the review because its concept was very imaginative.) SRP created a Titanium spindle replacement kit that incorporates a sealed cartridge & needle bearing replacement for the twenty-four 2.2mm diameter steel ball bearing used as Shimano original equipment. Remember the Shimano spindle bearing unit installs as a single piece, relying on a nylon composite sleeve that acts as a lock nut to hold the steel spindle in place. This sleeve supports a broad amount of the load, and is replaced with a new one machined from aluminum. The sleeve slides down the spindle, then two small sealed bearing cartridges with a 13mm outer diameter and 4mm depth, slide down the spindle and are held in place with a cir-clip styled snap ring. A finely machined Black steel needle bearing inner race is pressed over the very end of the Ti spindle. Over this inner race, a machined steel sleeve with twelve 10mm long needle bearings in a retainer is pressed into place. The needle bearings support the outer load, while the cartridge bearings supports the spindle assembly and assist the sleeve. The entire assembly is then screwed into the pedal and tightened with the Shimano TL-PD40 tool. The original Shimano assembly weighs 84 1/2 grams each. The SRP upgrade with the new sleeve weighs 75.5 grams each, with a pair weight of 115 grams. One kit replaces both spindles in a pair of M737 or A525 pedals. Victor in Taiwan now produces a copy of this design and is marketing under the "Exus" brand name. The copy isn't as intricate as the original and we caution you that it may be subject to the same failure.
New in OEM plastic bag, with manual. Pristine, never installed. See red text above about recall. Again, Bike Recyclery assumes no liability or responsibility for injury due to this axle kit.
- Includes: two of each; Spindles, cartridge bearings, alloy sleeves, circlips, and one