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Old 10-16-09, 09:55 PM   #1
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Dura Ace 7900 Brake cable question

Just replaced my calipers to DA and was not able to get the furrel (excuse the spelling) ino the caliper. So I put the housing right into the caliper. I was surprised that my original furrels would not fit. I thought all brake cable sets were 5mm and it seems that these are 4mm. Thoughts on this would be appreciated.
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Just replaced my calipers to DA and was not able to get the furrel (excuse the spelling) ino the caliper. So I put the housing right into the caliper. I was surprised that my original furrels would not fit. I thought all brake cable sets were 5mm and it seems that these are 4mm. Thoughts on this would be appreciated.
These are designed to not need ferrules at the caliper.
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These are designed to not need ferrules at the caliper.
It's not just the 7900's that are like this as well.
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Thanks for your answers

Was not sure how important the ferules were to the caliper and a bike mechanic I talked to confirmed your answers. Thanks
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