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PostPosted: Wed Jul 17, 2013 1:53 pm 
Dirt Disciple

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Hi there, I'm still new to bikes and was just wondering on a compatibility question..

Ive got a practically new 7 speed Suntour Powerflo cassette sitting on a mtb wheel in my shed. The 6 speed Shimano unit on my late 80s Emmelle road bike is old and worn. I was wondering if the Suntour unit would fit onto the wheel on my road bike, and if it would still work with the Shimano Tourney derailed

Thanks for looking, Rich


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PostPosted: Wed Jul 17, 2013 4:21 pm 
rBoTM Winner
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Hmmm don't know off the top of my head, but it would be easy enough to try it out. You will know in 5 minutes if it will go on the cassette body, besides this will give you the opportunity for a proper cleaning of the Shimano unit. As far as the mech goes it should work fine as long as your shifters are in friction mode but may need a slightly more narrow chain.


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