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Old 12-31-10, 08:00 PM   #1
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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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Old 12-31-10, 08:04 PM   #2
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the ferules for 4mm housing will make up the difference
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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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