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 Post subject: Dating Shimano bits
PostPosted: Mon Nov 01, 2010 10:31 pm 
Dirt Disciple

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Sorry sure it must be somewhere but I guess I'm taking the easy option.
Is there a site or can someone please date BR6203.

thanks


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PostPosted: Mon Nov 01, 2010 10:35 pm 
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Try site below.........


http://velobase.com/


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 Post subject: Re: Dating Shimano bits
PostPosted: Mon Nov 01, 2010 10:41 pm 
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faint wrote:
Sorry sure it must be somewhere but I guess I'm taking the easy option.
Is there a site or can someone please date BR6203.

thanks


there should be a manufacture date stamp on it somewhere
read here http://www.vintage-trek.com/component_dates.htm#shimano


But
BR-6200 is 82-'84
BR-6207 is '84
BR-6209 is '87
http://www.fa-technik.adfc.de/Herstelle ... no/BR.html


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PostPosted: Mon Nov 01, 2010 10:59 pm 
Dirt Disciple

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thank you both
must get to opticians as well number 6208 not 3


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Hi and welcome. If in doubt always look first on the Sheldon Brown site for technical info.

http://www.sheldonbrown.com/shimano.html#date

All will be explained.


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