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.
<p>Wow! Thats was very helpful! Bugaboo front wheels fixed. Thank you Matt Byrne. </p>
Hi,good job. How did you dismantle the axel? mine is blocked! many thanks.
<p>I had a lot of problems removing the axel, lot of corrosion there, I bent the plastic till the axel went out, luckily is quite flexible. I was even considering to use a saw to cut it, but this time brute force worked for me.</p>
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. <br> <br>When I removed the cap it did get quite mangled, so don't bank on reusing it. ;)
<p>I got the same Problem as jamonjamon has. I dismantled the cap on one side but cannot pull the axle out of the wheel. Used a Lot of anti corrosion spray now. But the same Problem.</p>
<p>Great improvement, now its much easier to clean.<br>I used my ABEC7 rings from the skateboard :D </p>
Are there any bearings that fit better or precise? Or should I use another, bigger rod?
Hi, how did this repair work out? The threaded rod is smaller than the bearings. Is this a problem?
Hi Arlestron,<br><br>The wheel is still going strong.<br><br>With hindsight I should have got a bearing that fitted the threaded rod more snugly, but really, it hasn't made a noticeable difference.<br><br>M.

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