Sram s900 crankset in mtb with xx1 spider

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xsnailx
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by xsnailx

This may be the werid question but ... is it possible to install s900 road gxp crankset in mtb with xx1 style (http://absoluteblack.cc/xx1-style-sram.html) spider on it ?
the crank seems to be the same as xx1 crank ... or maybe the spindle length is different
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i am asking because i have one spare s900 lying around :)
something like this ...
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the_marsbar
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by the_marsbar

I'm sure the spindle length is different. But I think you should be able to install an XX1-spider.

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njee20
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by njee20

Spindle will be 5mm shorter. If you have a 68mm BB you should be able to get it to work though.

grover
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by grover

spider will fit.

spindle will be shorter. if you have a 68mm bottom bracket shell on the frame you'll be able to install it

q-factor will be narrower. the crankarms will probably hit the chainstays so it won't actually be functional.

jooo
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by jooo

Read the SRAM framefit doc on their tech page, you should be able to take a few simple measurements to work out if it will fit.

If you've got a 73mm BB you're likely to be out of luck though.

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xsnailx
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by xsnailx

Ok, will try with spider only and see what happens :)

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