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Old 07-29-09, 10:18 PM   #1
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6 speed shimano chain compatible with 5 speed shimano chain

I have an old mtb with a shimano five cog freewheel on the back and an indexed 5 spd shimano shifter. Chain needs replacing. was wondering should a shimano chain of the 6 speed variety work on this five spd indexed setup?
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Old 07-30-09, 09:03 AM   #2
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Yup. Anything through 8-speed.
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Old 07-30-09, 02:59 PM   #3
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Retro Grouch is correct. You want a 3/32 chain.
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+1

And I think you'll find the 6/7/8 speed chain shifts a little better than the old fiver you have on there.
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