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PostPosted: Wed Feb 13, 2013 7:55 pm 
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I have been further investigating the japanise wizardry of suntour.

my question, do I need a 135 spacing on the rear hub for microdrive?.

also anyone know the spacing difference between 7 & 8 speed?

Thanks to all who have been helping, & even the people reading the thread!. 8)

PostPosted: Wed Feb 13, 2013 9:42 pm 
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7 MD is on 130 and 135. 8 is On 135 only.


PostPosted: Wed Feb 13, 2013 10:05 pm 
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 15, 2013 6:08 pm 
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yep Sheldon has the spacing from cog to cog. I have both so can get pictures. but basically the 8 speed is the 7 speed with a 28tooth cog added to it.
and on here I've posted the lengths of the freehub bodies, they are specific to each type of cassette

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