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Shimano Ultegra shifters 8020 bottom plastic cover screw. Where to get it?

go to the bike shop you should be able to find a similar size screw.
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Shimano Ultegra shifters 8020 bottom plastic cover screw. Where to get it?

I found Shimano doesn't have spare parts for the shifters, at least not that I or my LBS has. They usually have broken or spares that they take parts from. One of my BIGGEST gripes with shimano. ...
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combining an index shifter with a friction rear derailleur

Just to clarify what Adam wrote: The OP is correct that an indexed shifter will pull a fixed1 amount of cable per click. That's usually called the cable pull or similar. The derailleur has an ...
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combining an index shifter with a friction rear derailleur

This probably won't work. If it does, it means you've found a lucky combination of parts and also gotten lucky setting the cable tension. You are correct that the derailleur's cable pull ratio will be ...
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What is this hole used for in this nameplate for Shimano 105 5800 Brake Shifter?

On my old 105 shifters, there's a boss on the block which goes into a locating hole on the cover - completely different to this but might be the same general concept. Two screws should do the same job ...
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What is this hole used for in this nameplate for Shimano 105 5800 Brake Shifter?

Another possibility is that it is some sort of artifact from the injection molding process. I’m not too familiar with what that may entail, but I presume it could be the result of an alignment pin, or ...
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What is this hole used for in this nameplate for Shimano 105 5800 Brake Shifter?

I'm not positive, but I believe the other two holes are for the mounting screws. That would mean that this third, non-beveled hole may be the access port for the grip adjustment screw. It would be ...
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Does my shifter need to be replaced after crash damage?

That’s normal and harmless. Even much deeper abrasions in that location are just cosmetic. If you’ve clamped the brifter with the correct torque (i.e. relatively weakly) it should twist around the ...
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Does my shifter need to be replaced after crash damage?

No - that looks like cosmetic damage. If it bugs you, then the small plastic faceplate is available new as a replacement part. The roughness of the aluminium casing can be filed flatter, and you can ...
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Does my shifter need to be replaced after crash damage?

Based on your description and photo, probably not. As long as it still functions correctly. That is the key. So, if it still works and is not broken/cracked, go ahead and use it. Keep an eye on it ...
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