Following my MTB Maintenance series of Instructables, this installment is an in depth guide on how to strip, grease and rebuild the pedals on your mountain bike. The pedals in question in this Instructable are Crank Brothers 5050x with cone style bearings. This this Instructable only shows how to overhaul the pedals with the more common type of bearing, the cup and cone style, so if you have sealed cartridge bearings look elsewhere!, so lets get started!
Step 1: What you need.
As pedal overhauling is as complicated as hub overhauling, you need a selection of tools to get the job done, as follows:
Paintbrush with stiff bristles
12mm and 9/16 sockets
Socket attachment extender
After you have gathered these items, we can continue...