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Old 01-06-10, 04:27 PM   #1
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7900 Chains Okay with the Old Rivet-Style Link?

Like many, I had problems with Shimano's slick new EZ-link.
But has anyone tried the Dura Ace 7900 chain with the old 7800 pins?

If so, how's it workin' out?

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Shimano has already reverted to the pin method. It works fine. We stopped using the quicklinks on our customers bike because of complaints about clicking noises coming from said link.
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Thanks! Do they require a 'new improved' 7900 pin, or can we use the old 7800 pin?
(I've got about 40 of those little suckers saved up in my little tool drawer.)
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Same pins work. Make sure they are 10-speed pins. The ones that work have either two or three grooves (both are OK).
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Same pins work. Make sure they are 10-speed pins. The ones that work have either two or three grooves (both are OK).
The CN-7900 techdoc only lists the 2 groove one as compatible.
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THANKS! Good poop!
Guess I'll stick with the 7900 pin until the chain's plumb wore-out, then break the chain and try a 7800 pin for a hundred miles or so to see if there's any problem.
Many thanks gents!
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