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Old 09-19-05, 08:49 PM   #1
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Old Shimano Freewheel - Index Marks on Cogs?

I took apart my freewheel from my 70's road bike to clean it up, just removed the cogs and spacers (didn't dissassemble the actual freewheel mechanism). Putting it back together, I imagine that the stampings on the cogs that have the number of teeth and the word "index" (with an arrow) should all be installed aligned with each other? I'm not a total noobie, I used to tear this bike apart and overhaul it on a regular basis in my early days. Just haven't done so in many a moon, and forgot to make a note of the positions before taking it apart. TIA for the help....

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Old 09-19-05, 09:07 PM   #2
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With a uniglide freewheel, or cassette it really doesn't matter.
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Old 09-20-05, 04:24 AM   #3
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Sydney,

Thanks for the info, it is appreciated. Wonder why the markings are even there then....

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