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  1. I'm not sure the tech docs would help- I...

    I'm not sure the tech docs would help-
    I downloaded one for the M-785.

    https://www.paul-lange.de/support/shimano/explosionszeichnungen_archiv/PD//PD-M785-3195.pdf

    Picture shows 2 rows of 12...
  2. But it makes them easy to clean.

    But it makes them easy to clean.
  3. If you get the CHEAP 11-3X cassette, the largest...

    If you get the CHEAP 11-3X cassette, the largest cogs are NOT on a carrier. (I don't know about the higher end ones)
    The rivets are soft steel, so just a few strokes with a somewhat finer cut file...
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    Yep.

    Yep.
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    Better look in the mirror!

    Better look in the mirror!
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    Work it only from 1st to 2nd and back multiple...

    Work it only from 1st to 2nd and back multiple times after another WD-40 flush.
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    So who made you the lubrication cop?

    So who made you the lubrication cop?
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    Did you burp the Presta stem before screwing on...

    Did you burp the Presta stem before screwing on the adapter?

    Did you actually try pumping them?
  9. I go the other way on my rear hubs for theft...

    I go the other way on my rear hubs for theft deterrence.
    I've noticed the QR cones are a sloppy fit on the solid axle.
    ISTR not being able to fit cones designed for a solid axle onto a QR one??
    ...
  10. 5700B&F are rated for a 32T largest cog. OOPs...

    5700B&F are rated for a 32T largest cog.

    OOPs that's for the FD.
    Let me look more.

    OK Both 5701's are rated 30T max as is the 6700.
    A 5701-GS is rated 32T with a double and 30T with a triple....
  11. I'd be less "mystified", since the other...

    I'd be less "mystified", since the other direction may have zero to < wear.
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    Use a Candle to Keep Doors and Windows from...

    Use a Candle to Keep Doors and Windows from Sticking
  13. You might have better luck at a "good" auto parts...

    You might have better luck at a "good" auto parts store?
  14. Try flipping the 3rd cog and see if it makes a...

    Try flipping the 3rd cog and see if it makes a difference.
  15. 8MMx1. 8MMx1.25 is more common, but not what you...

    8MMx1.
    8MMx1.25 is more common, but not what you want.

    Get a couple different lengths.

    I picked mine up at Car Quest, since they were close. The clerk was rather befuddled until he tried bolts...
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    Poll: Moderator- Please execute this poster for...

    Moderator-
    Please execute this poster for starting ANOTHER chain lube thread:p
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    It sets the distance between the guide pulley and...

    It sets the distance between the guide pulley and the cogs.

    Backed out too much and the guide pulley can hit the cogs.
    In too far (moving the guide pulley away from the cogs) can result in less...
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    To answer the question- There was ONE guy in...

    To answer the question-
    There was ONE guy in Panama that tried substituting STP for Chain-L.
    He was never heard from again.
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    IF flat resistance is your only concern, get some...

    IF flat resistance is your only concern, get some of the Schwalbes recommended.

    You don't state what your riding conditions are like.
    IF nice smooth, clean pavement you don't need flat protection...
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    I buy the SRAM chains that come with a quick...

    I buy the SRAM chains that come with a quick length.
    You don't need to be fussy about the brands. Just get a chain for 8 (24) speed.
    You'll need the chain tool to shorten the chain to fit.

    LOOP...
  21. Peter White uses the CR-18 for tandems. IF I'd...

    Peter White uses the CR-18 for tandems.

    IF I'd used one on the rear of my "grocery getter", I wouldn't have any qualms with my 250 lbs. + up to another 50 lbs.in the rear baskets.

    The only...
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    You should also be able to buy shim stock from...

    You should also be able to buy shim stock from NAPA in various thicknesses.
    Are they still CDA Auto Parts on 4th?
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    As we often see here, "professional" and...

    As we often see here, "professional" and "correct" are not always the same thing.
    On another note, sometimes a bit "incorrect" will function better. I've ran into that on FDER's.
    On an RDER, I'll...
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    A MB tire with thick knobs will tend to be more...

    A MB tire with thick knobs will tend to be more flat resistant simply because of the thickness of the knobs.
    An object has to penetrate further to pierce the casing. Some objects are too short....
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    Are you adjusting the B screw when you change...

    Are you adjusting the B screw when you change cassettes?
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