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Old 01-09-19, 09:02 AM
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Originally Posted by Road Fan View Post
What kind of special tool do you need for the rear derailleur of a good ol' Trek? The most exotic resto task I can think of is to make sure the derailleur hanger is in-plane with the wheels, once THEY are trued and dished, and the dropouts are in plane with the main triangle. And Park makes a nice version of the der hanger tool. The first version is perfectly effective and usually available used on the Bay

I have an '84 610, bought new but since then has been the platform for many experiments, my mule. Still a good rider, but never my fave.
In order to remove one of the jockey wheels on some Suntour derailleurs you need a tool to remove a notched nut.
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