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rubertoe
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Silly Cassette Question

Postby rubertoe » Mon Dec 03, 2012 13:08 pm

Wanting to swap my Shimano 5600 10 speed cassette for a tiagra 4600 for the winter.

Straight Swap?

I have heard there are issues with Tiagra cassettes. (using XT Hubs)
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Re: Silly Cassette Question

Postby keef66 » Mon Dec 03, 2012 13:11 pm

Tiagra 10 speed cassette doesn't need the thin spacer

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Re: Silly Cassette Question

Postby rubertoe » Mon Dec 03, 2012 13:13 pm

keef66 wrote:Tiagra 10 speed cassette doesn't need the thin spacer


Which means what?
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Re: Silly Cassette Question

Postby nicklouse » Mon Dec 03, 2012 13:13 pm

you will not need to use the spacer. remember to take it of the hub. or if is is stuck to the cassette dont lose it.
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Re: Silly Cassette Question

Postby keef66 » Mon Dec 03, 2012 13:53 pm

The 105 5600 cassette will have a thin spacer mounted behind it. It often sticks to the cassette on removal, but sometimes stays on the freehub. If you were fitting another 5600 cassette you'd need the spacer between the hub and the new cassette. When Shimano moved Tiagra to 10 speed they made the cassette marginally wider so the spacer is not required.


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