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chorus 9 speed rd - exa drive

Old 08-05-14, 09:15 AM
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chorus 9 speed rd - exa drive

Am looking for a 9 speed campy rear dear compatible with 2000 record levers. The auction site lists a "NOS CAMPAGNOLO CHORUS 9 SPEED REAR MECH, EXA DRIVE ".
I have a question sent to the seller, but in the meantime am confused about the exa designation. It does suggest an older der, but AFIK, exa is a freehub nomenclature. Input?
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Old 08-05-14, 10:38 AM
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Campagnolo changed the RD geometry in 2000, and the difference is clearly visible. The RD's made until 1999 had a fixed stop on top and a stop cam with the typical B-screw adjustment. Starting in 2000, with the introduction of 10s, the entire line changed to a double spring system without a B-screw. The mounting angle was adjusted by changing the relative tension of the lower and upper springs, via a worm gear screw on the lower body.

I tried finding photos showing the difference but couldn't quickly find any that showed the are clearly enough. You'll certainly know if you have it in your hands, but might ask the seller about the B-screw and the answer should make it clear which he's selling.

Edit-- I later found this photo of a later carbon Chorus RD clearly showing the angle adjustment on the bottom.
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