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    Nishiki International derailleurs

    I started with the frame and fork and am closing in on putting this Nishiki International (KS324163) together. I'm hung up on the derailleurs. From browsing earlier threads I see this needs a rear derailleur hanger, but the well worn Suntour VGT Luxe I bought came without one. Will any hanger do or do I need to find one that is specific to this bike/derailleur? Additionally, will any front derailleur do?

    Thanks, Scot
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    mid70s Nishiki International
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    New Haven, CT area
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    Trek 7.5 Hybrid, Trek 1.1 Road, Holdsworth touring,Raleigh International,Ritchey Commando,Italvega Speciallissimo,
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    As far as I know, the replacement steel derailleur hangers were pretty universal. I am quite certain that any Shimano, SunTour, etc.front deraileur will work. Nice bike !

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