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PostPosted: Sun Sep 30, 2012 8:42 pm 
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The frehub body on my FH-6500 rear wheel is well and truly on its last legs. I'm actually surprised that it's still on any legs at all since the Paris-Roubaix sportive in 2010 appeared to have killed it, but it's still rolling albeit very noisily and not very smoothly.

The 6500 series freehub appeared have been a fairly individual kit in that the Shimano tech manuals suggest it's not cross-compatible with other units. I tried and failed to use a 5500 series freehub body on there, even going so far as to get a replacements axle assembly, but to no avail.

So it seems my only option is to get the real thing, and hopefully someone on here will be able to help!


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PostPosted: Mon Oct 01, 2012 5:31 am 
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How about a new complete rear hub?
£26 and change from Chain reaction

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