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Old 08-21-09, 06:06 PM   #1
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changing cassette from 11-32 to 11-34

i need to replace my cassette. my old one was a 11-32 tooth. ive found a almost new one on ebay for a really good price but its 11-34 tooth, will i be able to use the new one on my bike? i assume ill have to adjust the derailleurs but is there any problem going from 32 to 34?
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What kind of derailleur do you have?

If it's the same number of speeds you probably won't have a problem, but you need to know the model to be sure.
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the derailleurs are going to be new too, deore XT cassette and T front/rear derailleurs
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the derailleurs are going to be new too, deore XT cassette and T front/rear derailleurs
Common swap. All that will happen is you will be able to climb steeper stuff with those extra teeth. That ain't a bad thing
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You might need a new chain, if the old one is worn...old chains often don't get along with new cassettes.
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You might also need a longer chain, to protect you in case you shift into the large/large combination.
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