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PostPosted: Thu Nov 29, 2007 8:03 pm 
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Mmm... Have a bit of a question. Can anybody help me?

Just received in the post a set of XC pro thumbies marked 7 speed. Bought them on the theory that they should work with 8 speed also in same way as XT thumbies, but there seems to be no hidden click :?

Noticed that there is a bit of extra play before the 1st click which may cover the extra gear, or do I set them as friction? Must admit that I am a bit of a mister noob with suntour :oops:

They are lovely to look at though - will look nice on the '95 Hot :)


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Pretty certain that BITD i rode with 8 speed XC pro with XTR back in 93/94


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I've got 7 speed XC Pro thumbies working fine with an XT 8 speed rear mech at the moment so don't think it is a major problem as I'm not ace mechanically


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PostPosted: Thu Nov 29, 2007 10:25 pm 
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in friction mode they work with 8 speed .


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PostPosted: Thu Nov 29, 2007 10:27 pm 
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cchris2lou wrote:
in friction mode they work with 8 speed .

Yeah my experience too. XTs shift 8 in Friction mode, suspect XCs would be the same


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You can use your shifter with 8 speed without problem. :wink:


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PostPosted: Thu Nov 29, 2007 10:30 pm 
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Just to clarify, mine are in index mode and work fine


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