Do I need to drain Hobbit gear oil when changing rear tire?

I just put on a new tire and tube a few weeks ago, and also changed the gear oil. Got another flat today. If I keep the wheel pulley side down on top of a 5 gallon bucket, will gear oil leak out inside the wheel or is there not enough in there to worry about?

Re: Do I need to drain Hobbit gear oil when changing rear tire?

be careful theres 5.5 gallons in the rear gear

Re: Do I need to drain Hobbit gear oil when changing rear tire?

> pat splat Wrote:

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> be careful there's 5.5 gallons in the rear gear

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That's funny.

Re: Do I need to drain Hobbit gear oil when changing rear tire?

You should be fine, had mine on it's side before and no leakage.

Re: Do I need to drain Hobbit gear oil when changing rear tire?

Terbo Speghetti /

If it leaks, drain it, install a new gasket and fill it back up.

If it doesn't leak, pretend it doesn't exist

Re: Do I need to drain Hobbit gear oil when changing rear tire?

If you like hold it upside down it will leak out. Otherwise it's fine

Re: Do I need to drain Hobbit gear oil when changing rear tire?

Thanks for replies, I usually drain/refill it when I get a flat every few years, this is the first time I've had 2 flats in one month and I used my last crush washer last time.

Re: Do I need to drain Hobbit gear oil when changing rear tire?

Anneal the crush washer and use it again . ;)

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