|Campagnolo 10 speed crank with 9 speed drive train work?||emahlman|
Aug 14, 2003 12:25 PM
|I am planning on upgrading my 9spd Chorus drive train to 10 speed soon. I just purchased a new Record 10sp carbon crank and BB on a closeout.
I have compared the new Record crank to my existing 9sp Daytona Crankset.
The only difference I can see is the large chainring on the Record 10sp crankset is cut slightly different and appears to have a slightly different bevel on the inside. But, the distance between the small and large chainrings appear to be identical between both cranks? Both small chainrings look identical.
I would like to know if anyone thinks, or has tried putting a 10sp crankset into a existing 9spd drivetrain?
Or if changing the large chainring to 9sp exa-drive might work properly?
This combination appears like it might work?
|re: Campagnolo 10 speed crank with 9 speed drive train work?||OffTheBack|
Aug 15, 2003 4:04 AM
|I beleive the only difference is that the big chainring sits a tiny bit closer to the small one, to accomodate the narrower 10 speed chain. The small ring is identical. Branford bike sells a set of washers that will restore the spacing, but they are so thin (0.4mm I think) that it might work fine without them. Try it and see, you can always add the washers later. Good luck.|| |