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Old 01-26-14, 01:01 AM
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Originally Posted by lasauge View Post
Shimano 9-speed shifters only index an 8-sp cassette if you're using a 7400 derailer. Going the other way (indexing a 9-sp cassette minus one cog with 8-sp shifters an a 9-sp compatible derailer) works as long as you use "hubbub" routing. Here's the best page I know of for explaining how drivetrain mashups can be done:
Would you have to "hubbub" if you were using a 7400 dura ace shifter rather than regular 8 speed (ultegra/105)? I have read that the cable pull for 7400 shifters is the same as 9 speed shimano (all) or would it be plug and play?
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