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    Shimano downtube shift levers

    I found a pairs of Shimano 600 shift levers in the back of a cabinet. I bought them twenty years ago and misplaced them. They are indexed for 6 or 7 gears. Can I make them work with nine gears? Thanks.

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    take them off index mode------reset and tension der.....

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    Yeah, you can use them in friction mode.

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    If your question was can they be set to index for 9 or 10 gears, the answer is no. If you are willing to use them in friction mode, yes they will work.

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