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 Post subject: Suntour Freewheel Cogs
PostPosted: Mon Oct 19, 2020 9:20 pm 

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I have decided to use Suntour Freewheels. I have a Suntour Winner Pro freewheel. 7 speed. Trying to change the cogs to larger ones - I can only get 2 large cogs (splined) and 4 screw on cogs onto the freewheel, I can't get the 7th one on, unless there is no space between the outer cogs. I checked the thickness of the cogs that I have swapped, they are no wider. The only thing I can think of is thinner spacers or find cogs without spacers attached, as unfortunately some of the cogs have spacers attached. Any ideas?

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 19, 2020 9:50 pm 
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Sheldon Brown website has some Suntour freewheel stuff. They were a bit off the wall at times and expect lots of head scratching lol

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 19, 2020 10:51 pm 
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Is it like maillard, where the 7th cog screws onto the inside of the sixth, so it kinda hangs off the side of the freewheel?

PostPosted: Tue Oct 20, 2020 9:57 am 
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I don't know the intricacies of that or why you have a larger cog on the end...

So i'll just dump some possibly useful links down &

and ... 5#p1443987 possibly the whole thread too.

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