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    Derailleur Cable Housing Question

    My bike currently has 5mm derailleur cable housing. Can I replace this with 4mm housing, in particular the Jagwire Hyper Cable and Housing Kit? I'm concerned about where the housing enters the frame stops. Will there be too much slack here or will the ferrules included with the kit compensate for the difference in size?

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    the ferules for 4mm housing will make up the difference

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    Quote Originally Posted by reptilezs View Post
    the ferules for 4mm housing will make up the difference
    +1, the outside dimensions of ferrules for 4mm and 5mm housing are the same. Thicker walls make up the difference.
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    Thanks guys for the replies.

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