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PostPosted: Mon Oct 12, 2020 7:57 pm 
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Wheels suit that perfectly and great work on the cassette!


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 20, 2020 3:08 pm 
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Bit of help needed from you good folks. I have been having problems setting up the front mech and finally have worked out what the problem is. The front mech is being dragged down the mech tube under use. The band is 34.9 and the carbon tube is about that or fractionally smaller. A 31.9 band is way too small so I need some idea's on what to shim the mech with that will grip the frame and not deform with time. I only need to shim by 1mm. Any idea's gratefully received.


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I'd go with the bit of coke can old faithful idea.


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 21, 2020 12:00 pm 
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Ever heard of ‘shim-in-a-can’? Thank me later;-)


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 21, 2020 12:02 pm 
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Ever heard of ‘shim-in-a-can’? Thank me later;-)


No I'll thank you now :D ...definitely buying some for the garage, never knew it existed


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PostPosted: Thu Oct 22, 2020 3:48 pm 
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Front mech duly shimmed after buying a fizzy beverage yesterday and hey presto I have got gears :D Thanks for the advice and "Shim in a can " is on order

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