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02-21-24, 06:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 440
Posted By KCT1986

Here is Shimano's reasoning for the shortened...

Here is Shimano's reasoning for the shortened teeth profile in the early SG chainrings (late 80's). Similar to some of their earlier attempts to modify the teeth's shape. These were designed to...
02-21-24, 01:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 139
Posted By KCT1986

You mention M525 but have the link to the M525-A,...

You mention M525 but have the link to the M525-A, the 2 versions have different cone/cone seal setups.

The version # should be printed on the hub shell in the center of the barrel under the...
02-20-24, 04:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 358
Posted By KCT1986

​​​​​​ Glad that you got it to work a little...

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Glad that you got it to work a little better.

Possibly the sanding that you did enables the pawl to 'drop' in the ratchet better. The outer end of the pawl is what engages the ratchet and...
02-19-24, 01:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 144
Posted By KCT1986

Yes, there should be small allen grub screw in...

Yes, there should be small allen grub screw in the underside of the caliper, right above where the tire would be when mounted (on the short pivot arm). This must be loosened to remove the main bolt...
02-15-24, 09:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 358
Posted By KCT1986

That does look like a chip on the very tip of the...

That does look like a chip on the very tip of the pawl. Mines chipped at an angle, so the angle that the thumb lever was pushed had an effect large on how much of the pawl engaged.

As for fixing,...
02-15-24, 03:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 187
Posted By KCT1986

For your Scenario 2. No experience w/Campy ...

For your Scenario 2.

No experience w/Campy

From what I understand, the 12 speed Shimano road cassettes will fit on a Shimano brand wheelset speced for 11 speed. The inner part of the cassette...
02-15-24, 11:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 358
Posted By KCT1986

Had a similar issue with the same shifter...

Had a similar issue with the same shifter (ST-M739) and upon inspection found that there was a 'chip' in the pawl. See the attached. (Sorry for the less than perfect pic, this is the only one that...
02-11-24, 02:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 242
Posted By KCT1986

Forgot to mention, if the very middle sprocket is...

Forgot to mention, if the very middle sprocket is not the built-in spacer type, the spacer behind it (hub side) should be the larger OD type. The smaller OD type in this position may not properly...
02-11-24, 12:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 242
Posted By KCT1986

The spacers for 7s are 3.1mm thick. Comes in 3...

The spacers for 7s are 3.1mm thick. Comes in 3 different configurations.
Spacer for large splined part of freewheel body.
Spacer for smaller splined part of freewheel body. Available in larger OD...
02-10-24, 12:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 745
Posted By KCT1986

Glad to hear that it seems to have worked. The...

Glad to hear that it seems to have worked. The position that the cable needs to be attached can vary a little depending the wear condition of the RD pivots & guide pulley. You may need to 'fiddle'...
02-07-24, 08:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 745
Posted By KCT1986

The issue is that the actuation ratio of the RD...

The issue is that the actuation ratio of the RD and the shifter is different. The SL & ST-74xx series is designed to be used with FD-74xx which has an actuation ratio of 1.9/1. The RD-64xx has a...
01-27-24, 02:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 915
Posted By KCT1986

Here is Shimano's explanation of how the front...

Here is Shimano's explanation of how the front shifting is designed to improve shifting. This is from the very beginning of SG-X so some differences have been made since. MTB triple in this...
01-23-24, 04:24 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,509
Posted By KCT1986

When you do the 'glued' install, use your truing...

When you do the 'glued' install, use your truing stand to help align the tire and check for roundness. When you stretch it on, certain parts of the tire may stretch more than other areas. Push/pull...
01-23-24, 01:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 645
Posted By KCT1986

The chart in post #3 is from 2011 as mentioned. ...

The chart in post #3 is from 2011 as mentioned. Just posted it to show that they are not totally generic.

Older versions may be designed to 'sit' further from the hub's flange since the innermost...
01-22-24, 09:17 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,279
Posted By KCT1986

Currently almost all triples are 'old school...

Currently almost all triples are 'old school tech'.

Other options for Shimano Tripleizer ring replacements (w/92mm) are the FC-4603 and non-series R563.
01-22-24, 03:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 645
Posted By KCT1986

Not really generic. Shimano has a few different...

Not really generic. Shimano has a few different models. See the attached from 2011 compatibility doc. Don't see the model # you show. Note the flange width measurement.

Don't know if your 'old'...
01-20-24, 04:15 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,825
Posted By KCT1986

You may be asking for a little too much of bike...

You may be asking for a little too much of bike wheel. Even with high quality parts, there are limits. It may not be reasonable to expect perfectly straight, round and exactly even tension.

It's a...
01-16-24, 08:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 166
Posted By KCT1986

Yes, seems that the 1x12 Wide versions are not...

Yes, seems that the 1x12 Wide versions are not much wider for stay clearance, at least for the 2021 version.
01-16-24, 08:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 166
Posted By KCT1986

Here is the Tech info from SRAM. This is from...

Here is the Tech info from SRAM. This is from 2021's Frame Fit Spec. Haven't checked if changes have been made after 2021.
...
01-15-24, 03:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 451
Posted By KCT1986

Don't know what the procedure that the bike shop...

Don't know what the procedure that the bike shop is intending or what solvent they use, but may be adequate.

Also, don't know what the WD40 version you tried. People here have used normal WD40,...
01-15-24, 12:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 412
Posted By KCT1986

An item to check on your replacement options...

An item to check on your replacement options would be if it allows angle adjustment of the pad. The Shimano pad holders 'now' have a convex/concave configuration on the holder/spacer that makes...
01-15-24, 12:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 311
Posted By KCT1986

The Ultegra cranksets uses the older spline...

The Ultegra cranksets uses the older spline design, commonly called Octalink V1, that has different dimensions than the 'V2', (usually found on MTB) cranks. The 118mm is likely a V2.

See the...
01-13-24, 10:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 451
Posted By KCT1986

Is the issue that if you try to shift to a larger...

Is the issue that if you try to shift to a larger sprocket, (inwards towards the hub), but feel no resistance when moving the large brake lever?

If this is the case, it is probably a sticky pawl...
01-05-24, 08:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 460
Posted By KCT1986

Are you not sure if the FD is a 500ex, or are you...

Are you not sure if the FD is a 500ex, or are you asking if it would work with brifters (sti)?

If you do have a 500ex FD, then it may not work too well with brifters. The brifters may not pull...
01-05-24, 04:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 933
Posted By KCT1986

Either of the two bronze colored freehub body...

Either of the two bronze colored freehub body should work with the seals that you have on your current cones. This assumes the body is original to the hubs, which are probably HG20 and possibly HG50....
01-04-24, 09:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 933
Posted By KCT1986

If it is UG only, then it could be a FH-1051,...

If it is UG only, then it could be a FH-1051, assuming original freehub body is still on there.

Many freehub bodies from that time period would work, but the issues may be getting the correct...
12-29-23, 05:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 659
Posted By KCT1986

The Phil Wood BB gives you some leeway in the...

The Phil Wood BB gives you some leeway in the clearance on each side, by being able to be installed up to 5mm (?) offset in the frame shell. This does change the NDS as well.

Did Phil have 121?
...
12-29-23, 01:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 659
Posted By KCT1986

Attached is pic of the specs for Tange cartridge...

Attached is pic of the specs for Tange cartridge BBs and the aprox. length comparison to a cup/cone spindle (red #s). This is based on 52mm middle measurement (usual stated spec.).
Shimano lengths...
12-26-23, 05:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 270
Posted By KCT1986

The older FDs sometimes have a different design...

The older FDs sometimes have a different design that requires more cable pull than what road brifters can deliver. Even some of the FD that were part of the SIS rear index group from the downtube era...
12-15-23, 04:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 456
Posted By KCT1986

It could possibly work, the 6500 will not. ...

It could possibly work, the 6500 will not.

Don't know how the KCNC is shaped around the seal area between the cage and the RD body, so that may be a problem area. The 7700 interface appears a...
12-15-23, 03:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 456
Posted By KCT1986

The RD-7700 uses a different attachment method...

The RD-7700 uses a different attachment method for the cage than the RD-6500. Don't know if the 25th Anniversary is any different from the standard 7700.

The 6500 uses the older style of...
12-12-23, 01:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,150
Posted By KCT1986

Patent is sometimes used in the medical field...

Patent is sometimes used in the medical field regarding the clear passage through vessels.
12-04-23, 02:27 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,801
Posted By KCT1986

Glad that you got it done. The FD should work...

Glad that you got it done. The FD should work with proper setup.

The cable tension should be set as previously mentioned. Tweak as necessary based on how the shifter/FD interacts to get the best...
12-02-23, 09:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,801
Posted By KCT1986

It's surprising that the FD is having problems w/...

It's surprising that the FD is having problems w/ 48 chainline, most of Shimano MTB FD has much more range, usually out to 55 or more.

Pull on the FD cable along the downtube to see if it can move...
11-28-23, 04:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,005
Posted By KCT1986

Yes, the ST-5510 is the closest replacement for...

Yes, the ST-5510 is the closest replacement for fitting the Flightdeck cover, color is opaque black vs. the translucent 'smoke' of the original 55xx/65xx series hoods. Don't know if the material was...
11-28-23, 02:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,005
Posted By KCT1986

No, the OP's brifters are 5500 series 9 speed...

No, the OP's brifters are 5500 series 9 speed units. The ST-x600 series were 10 speed. Easy to tell the difference between both series, the name plates are different and the angle that the body...
11-27-23, 01:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 616
Posted By KCT1986

Another unusual 'feature' of this design was the...

Another unusual 'feature' of this design was the spoke drilling was angled for the specific direction of the spokes.
...
11-26-23, 09:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 666
Posted By KCT1986

With proper setting of the H limit it should...

With proper setting of the H limit it should shift to the outermost sprocket. Shimano RD from that era usually have a lot of usable range. As long as the hanger is aligned and not excessively...
11-26-23, 01:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 666
Posted By KCT1986

Don't understand why the RD is having problems,...

Don't understand why the RD is having problems, in the pics on your other posts the H limit screw is not totally loose.

Another thing to check is the placement of the wheel in the dropout, shoving...
11-26-23, 12:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 666
Posted By KCT1986

Here we go again (?).:) At least this is higher...

Here we go again (?).:) At least this is higher quality, and some specs are available.

Per the attached, the stock BB gives a CL of 47-47.5 (nominally).

The # in red is approximately what the...
11-24-23, 08:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,801
Posted By KCT1986

The 113 (47.5) & 118 (50) options for BB was...

The 113 (47.5) & 118 (50) options for BB was another design that Shimano used, along with the 110/113 design as mentioned earlier.

The rear chainline can be changed either with...
11-24-23, 07:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,801
Posted By KCT1986

If you are getting a 50mm CL w/ the 118 BB, then...

If you are getting a 50mm CL w/ the 118 BB, then the crank is probably designed to take a 113mm BB for a 47.5 CL.

Just need to verify that the frame has clearance for the chainrings & crankarms w/...
11-22-23, 01:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 728
Posted By KCT1986

Yes, that Wolftooth kit will probably work to...

Yes, that Wolftooth kit will probably work to solve your RD problem. It changes the conversion method between the 2 options that I mentioned above.

So, it seems that the kit from Hope needs a RD...
11-20-23, 09:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 728
Posted By KCT1986

Whether or not shifting would be affected would...

Whether or not shifting would be affected would depend on the method that the boost conversion was done. If we assume 142 to 148, the 2 methods of converting are:

Add 6mm to the NDS and no change...
11-17-23, 12:16 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,801
Posted By KCT1986

Data I've seen shows 107 & 110 has same DS...

Data I've seen shows 107 & 110 has same DS lengths. Shimano @20 for both, Tange @20.5. Other brand?, haven't really done much searching.
11-17-23, 11:46 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,801
Posted By KCT1986

You posted while I was typing. It is close...

You posted while I was typing.

It is close but should be OK. You need to check in all rotations of the sprocket since usually the teeth are profiled left/right to aid shifting. Also check while...
11-17-23, 11:22 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,801
Posted By KCT1986

You should fully fit the crank on the spindle and...

You should fully fit the crank on the spindle and get a really accurate measurement on the 118 to calculate from. And as noted on my post with the BB chart, the BBs are not all symmetrical. Using...
11-15-23, 02:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 556
Posted By KCT1986

Hard to guess what littlest drop means and how it...

Hard to guess what littlest drop means and how it could have seeped.

My method for putting lube on the nipples prior to disassembly of an old wheel is to put a couple of drops in a small container...
11-14-23, 03:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 565
Posted By KCT1986

You should be able to check 130/135 by verifying...

You should be able to check 130/135 by verifying the washer configuration and axle length (141/146), assuming it is still 'stock'.

Best recommendation is to keep the freehub spacer washer and NDS...
11-13-23, 06:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 565
Posted By KCT1986

The hub in pic #1, with the plastic disk, appears...

The hub in pic #1, with the plastic disk, appears to already have a washer on it, the black ring. You can check with a magnet.

I believe that the washer provides support for the hub shell by...
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