Well, I bought this shifters (Shimano XTR SL-M952) and during the cleaning I found this curious detail in the rear shifter body (integrated to the clamp). What is the purpose or function of this thing?

What is the purpose (or function) of this marked detail? (Shimano XTR SL-M952 rear shifter)

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There was a remote shifter available for ST-M952 and SL-M952 and some others of the era, so you could shift from your bar end. It actuated the main shifter via cables and housings. This is a stop for the housing.


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