fsa bb86/ultegra c.set do they work together.

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by SDP

Fsa omega bb86 bottom bracket...ultrgra 6700 cranks?do they work together?
Getting my partner a giant defy 3 with a fsa omega compact BUT im wanting to use the ultegra compact c.set
Will it work with this bb or do i need to order some new bearings.?
Ive done a search but inconclusive

Thx in advance.

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by TheWizard3000

Yes, I'm fairly certain that should work, I'm running Ultegra 6700 cranks on a BB86 shimano pressfit and believe it will work equally well; however haven't used an FSA BB86.

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by istigatrice

I'm wondering if they'll work the other way around, a Shimano BB86 with a SRAM GXP/FSA crank
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by system787

The drive side bearing will work. GXP nds spindles are tapered down to a smaller diameter iirc

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by ms6073

As long as the bb86 pressfit adapters are not for FSA K-Force Light or SLK Light, then there should be no issues with Shimano cranks. I learned the hardway while trying to find more economical hybrid ceramics, that the spindle of the FSA K-Force Light and SLK Light cranksets are ~.5mm larger in diameter thus will not fit into a BB86 pressfit adapter that is designed for Shimano Hollowtech II spindles.
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