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04-05-20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By eeforme

That is not true. The Dura Ace ST-7400, 8 speed...

That is not true. The Dura Ace ST-7400, 8 speed hoods are a totally different profile and shape than all of the others. The only thing close to the same for all these first 7 and 8 speed STI is that...
04-02-20, 05:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,122
Posted By eeforme

They are exactly the same shape and size. The...

They are exactly the same shape and size. The only difference between the two types is the grain pattern on the rubber. Most people would never notice unless you look at a pair of each side by side.
11-26-13, 09:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 568
Posted By eeforme

You can make a 7 speed Shimano STI shift 6 with...

You can make a 7 speed Shimano STI shift 6 with 5.5 mm spacing if you change the RD to an old Dura Ace version. Any of the ST-740* will work.
10-15-12, 07:31 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 23,481
Posted By eeforme

I stand behind every thing I have stated and here...

I stand behind every thing I have stated and here are pictures to show what WD-40 does when you use it and force shifters. I have many more.
10-08-12, 12:01 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 23,481
Posted By eeforme

Maybe I'm just better at it and can do it much...

Maybe I'm just better at it and can do it much faster than you. $75 would be a rip off IMO, kind of like your nasty comment of who would pay to get them fixed. I offered free advice with absolutely...
10-08-12, 06:42 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 23,481
Posted By eeforme

Here's an example of an email I get asking for...

Here's an example of an email I get asking for help this morning. No way I can just make this stuff up. I could also send you an example of one where a shop told them that the plastic gears are...
10-08-12, 06:28 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 23,481
Posted By eeforme

My fees are much less than $75. I have two rate...

My fees are much less than $75. I have two rate schedules. $33 for one and $55 for a pair paid via PayPal. $30 for one and $50 for a pair paid by cash. Shipping is in addition to that, but even...
10-01-12, 02:46 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 23,481
Posted By eeforme

Ya'll keep using WD-40. It'll keep me in the...

Ya'll keep using WD-40. It'll keep me in the rebuild business for a long time, lol. Go ahead and force the left one while you're at it. I have properly rebuild replacements when it breaks to sell....
10-01-12, 11:11 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 23,481
Posted By eeforme

You can't get a cable jammed in a left side like...

You can't get a cable jammed in a left side like you can a right. Sounds to me like every bit of lubricant has already been washed out with WD-40 already which results in the parts becoming 'glued'...
07-08-11, 11:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,067
Posted By eeforme

Did you ever get your brifters working? ...

Did you ever get your brifters working?

http://sheldonbrown.com/sti-repair.html
06-07-10, 06:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 984
Posted By eeforme

I use white lithium. It is more expensive than...

I use white lithium. It is more expensive than most and you have to take the shifter apart to get it in all the places it needs to be. Check out the pictures on the link that was posted above and...
06-05-10, 06:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 984
Posted By eeforme

No offense is taken. I am just trying to warn...

No offense is taken. I am just trying to warn you what can happen if they are not relubed properly. WD-40 is a solvent, it is not a lubricant. After so many times spraying in there you will remove...
06-05-10, 07:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 984
Posted By eeforme

I'm the guy in SC who repairs these and I DO NOT...

I'm the guy in SC who repairs these and I DO NOT just put them in an ultrasonic cleaner and put oil in them. WD-40 is one of the worst things you can do to them. It will kill your hoods. I take...
05-11-09, 09:24 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 23,481
Posted By eeforme

I just looked at your picture again. The spring...

I just looked at your picture again. The spring is not broken it has come unwrapped by one turn. Notice the other end ot the spring sticking up. It should be flat against the metal piece it is...
05-11-09, 09:22 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 23,481
Posted By eeforme

RSX Spring Problem

The spring is definitely your problem. It is hard to tell what the exact problem is from you picture. The spring has to be broken or incorrectly installed to be in teh postition it is in. As you...
01-13-09, 11:10 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 23,481
Posted By eeforme

Even after that long essay I missed a few of...

Even after that long essay I missed a few of important points.

If you flush your shifters with WD-40 you need to wash them out before relubing them. WD-40 is a solvent and you don't want solvent...
01-13-09, 10:20 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 23,481
Posted By eeforme

Repair tips

Since I, like Andy, have rebuilt many of these shifters (several hundred) let me add a few pointers to this string. Using the WD-40 flush will make them work for a while. Many of the shifters I...
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