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PostPosted: Sat Mar 08, 2014 10:27 pm 
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I just installed a Recon aluminum cassette onto my Mavic wheel and it's very loose. I tightened the lockring down tight and I used the included washer. Do I need to tightened it down even more or is this how it should be? I've installed a cassette on a MTB and I don't recall it moving around.

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 08, 2014 10:49 pm 
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You just need a thicker spacer and you will be fine.

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 08, 2014 11:09 pm 
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Thanks. Would my LBS have these or are they uncommon washers? Any specific thickness I should get?

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My understanding that with a 10-spd Shimano spec cassette on the Mavic freehub, 2 spacers are needed - one from Mavic and one from Shimano.

Your LBS should be able to help.

Don't ride it in the meantime.

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PostPosted: Sun Mar 09, 2014 2:31 am 
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Gotcha. The Recon came with a spacer, and I assume this is the same as the Shimano spacer. Is there a difference between the Mavic and Shimano spacers, or are they all the same?

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PostPosted: Sun Mar 09, 2014 3:12 am 
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Can't help on exact thickness. But I think the Mavic one is in the order of 1 - 2mm thick

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The Mavic one is thicker than the 1mm Shimano one.


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 09, 2014 3:49 am 
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Ok, thanks for the info folks. Will have to see if my LBS has the spacer.

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