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PostPosted: Sun Apr 29, 2012 9:21 am 
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im in the procces of chancing from xo to xtr and im wondering if a xo front derailler works on a xtr shifter ?
thanks mick


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 30, 2012 5:13 pm 
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M970 and older will, not sure about M980.
Rears won;t work though.

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PostPosted: Mon Apr 30, 2012 6:40 pm 
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All front derailleurs/shifter combos should work between SRAM and Shimano.

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PostPosted: Tue May 01, 2012 1:22 pm 
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thanks !


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PostPosted: Sat May 05, 2012 1:29 pm 
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Stefan- does that include road derailleurs with XTR shifters? I would like to use a Dura Ace front dérailleur with my new build.


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PostPosted: Sat May 05, 2012 1:58 pm 
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7900FD+M980 shifter works well on 2 chainring (middle+small)


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PostPosted: Sat May 05, 2012 3:19 pm 
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Thanks Sonny, this is what I plan on running. Any modifications to the derailleur needed?


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DavidR1 wrote:
Thanks Sonny, this is what I plan on running. Any modifications to the derailleur needed?

nothing to modify - install, adjust and ride !! :thumbup:
(keep the M980 shifter on 3X mode)


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PostPosted: Sat May 05, 2012 7:05 pm 
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Sonny wrote:
(keep the M980 shifter on 3X mode)


Why is that? Will it not pull enough in 2X mode.


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PostPosted: Sun May 06, 2012 1:56 am 
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DavidR1 wrote:
Sonny wrote:
(keep the M980 shifter on 3X mode)


Why is that? Will it not pull enough in 2X mode.

From my experience, cable pull of 2X mode is not enough, just keep it in 3X mode and adjust the H screw to limit the fd to reach the middle ring is ok.


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