Bicycle Mechanics - Help me pick out a barrel adjuster
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10-16-09, 05:14 PM
Hey all again. I was trying to install an old RX100 rear derailleur on my bike when I noticed there was no barrel adjuster. I found a site with some (http://aebike.com/product-list/shimano-b367/cable-adjustment-assembly-t518-qc30/), but they're all the same price, and none of them are for the RX100 derailleur. Are these all interchangeable?
10-16-09, 05:44 PM
The Dura Ace 9 speed or Ultegra 6500 assembly will work for you.
10-16-09, 05:49 PM
I forgot to mention that this is a 7-speed derailleur...
10-16-09, 05:52 PM
Doesn't make a difference.
10-16-09, 08:59 PM
You might consider an inline barrel-adjuster that installs anywhere on the cable leading to the rear-derailleur. I use these for front-derailleurs, and would on the rear if my RD's lacked one as in your case.
The top two here are what I use - they work great:
And here's one in action on my FD-cable:
10-17-09, 08:13 AM
well he could use an inline but he still needs a housing stop on the derailluer. almost any shimano derailluer adjusting barrel will work
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