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I have a Shimano Tourney rear derailleur that has an extension claw (hanger). I would like to replace it with a Deore M591. Do I need to install an adapter to make up the length of the claw? Someone told me I needed a shift index hanger plate. Does that sound correct?

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If your frame requires a claw (i.e. doesn't have a derailleur hanger), you need to get the claw. Sunrace among others make them, and your local bike shop should have them laying around for about 5 dollars.

According to Jenson USA, the part from Sunrace is called a Index Hanger Plate.

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