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June 28, 2016
Last modified: March 22, 2019

iSSi pedals offer multiple fit options by allowing easy replacement of pedal spindles. iSSi offers 3 different spindle lengths to fine tune your fit. Swapping spindles is a simple process that can be accomplished in a short time.

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TOOLS NEEDED

  • 5/6/8mm hex wrench
  • 9mm thin-wall socket
  • Grease
  • Torque wrench
  • Vice
  • Axle/Spindle vice inserts

SPINDLE REPLACEMENT

  1. Place pedal in a vise using axle/spindle jaw inserts. If you do not have a vise, the spindle can be stabilized using an 8mm hex wrench inserted into the broach on the spindle.

    Step 1: Place pedal in a vise using axle/spindle jaw inserts. If you do not have a vise, the spindle can be stabilized using an 8mm hex wrench inserted into the broach on the spindle.

  2. Remove pedal body end cap using a 5mm hex wrench

    Step 2: Remove pedal body end cap using a 5mm hex wrench

  3. Remove spindle lock nut using a thin-wall 9mm socket. The right spindle lock nut uses a left-hand thread while the left spindle lock nut uses a right- hand thread.

    Step 3: Remove spindle lock nut using a thin-wall 9mm socket. The right spindle lock nut uses a left-hand thread while the left spindle lock nut uses a right- hand thread.

  4. Remove pedal body from old spindle.

    Step 4: Remove pedal body from old spindle.

  5. Remove old pedal spindle from axle vice. Place your new spindle in vice and apply grease to the new spindle.

    Step 5: Remove old pedal spindle from axle vice. Place your new spindle in vice and apply grease to the new spindle.

  6. Replace pedal body onto new spindle.

    Step 6: Replace pedal body onto new spindle.

  7. Reinstall spindle lock nut onto spindle using thin-wall 9mm socket.

    Step 7: Reinstall spindle lock nut onto spindle using thin-wall 9mm socket.

  8. Reinstall pedal end cap into pedal body using a 5mm hex wrench.

    Step 8: Reinstall pedal end cap into pedal body using a 5mm hex wrench.