Bugaboo Pram - Front wheel repair

Bugaboo prams are fantastically hard wearing but when they do break OEM parts are expensive, and very hard to find.

As you can see this is a fix for a broken axel. The total cost of the repair was about £2.

All the components I've used are M6 - mainly because I had them in my tool box.

2 x bearings (608ZZ 8mm x 22mm X 7mm)
1 x M6 threaded rod
4 x M6 washers
2 x M6 penny washers
2 x M6 A2 domed nuts

The repaired wheel is now back on the pram - I'll report back after the road testing.
Arlestron9 months ago
Are there any bearings that fit better or precise? Or should I use another, bigger rod?
Arlestron9 months ago
Hi, how did this repair work out? The threaded rod is smaller than the bearings. Is this a problem?
matt byrne (author)  Arlestron9 months ago
Hi Arlestron,

The wheel is still going strong.

With hindsight I should have got a bearing that fitted the threaded rod more snugly, but really, it hasn't made a noticeable difference.

jamonjamon1 year ago
Hi,good job. How did you dismantle the axel? mine is blocked! many thanks.
matt byrne (author)  jamonjamon1 year ago
The axel is held in place by the two end caps, if you prise one of these off (with a flat bladed screwdriver) you can pull everything apart.

When I removed the cap it did get quite mangled, so don't bank on reusing it. ;)

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