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Campy rear d short to mid cage only conversion possible?(4 posts)

Campy rear d short to mid cage only conversion possible?hdnoise
Dec 23, 2003 2:26 PM
I have a record '03 short cage rear d. Can I simply buy the mid CAGE ONLY and swap or must I buy the whole new rear derailleur assembly? The parts catalog doesn't show separate numbers for the cages.

Thanks...
re: Campy rear d short to mid cage only conversion possible?StmbtDave
Dec 23, 2003 2:50 PM
Check with Tim at Branford Bike. I have a mid cage on order for my 9sp but I don't know if they are available for a 10sp.

Dave
re: Campy rear d short to mid cage only conversion possible?divve
Dec 23, 2003 3:25 PM
Yes you can get the cage. If I recall correctly it includes a pair of pulley wheels, screws/bolts, and the spring container...quite a messy job to put on though. I just serviced an '04 carbon cage a couple of hours ago.

(Use thick axle bearing grease, Slick Honey, or something similar for lubricating rotating parts and spring. The pulleys themselves can do with slightly lighter grease such as Shimano Spin Doctor.)
Thanks... btw, how much did you grow the chain??nmhdnoise
Dec 28, 2003 11:27 AM