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Replacing pulley wheels on a RD-m3100 with non original parts. Can I use other Shimano pulley wheels?

Today I did the swap with no issues. As stated, the mentioned pulleys are the same width of 8.2mm between the two metal covers. They are the same number of teeth, and the fastening bolt is the same ...
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Can I replace Shimano Deodore SL-M511 with SL-M590 or SL-M510?

Yes, these are all 9 speed shifters, so are compatible with each other.
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How to handle corrosion on brake pads screws on Shimano road bike disk brakes?

You can use the cotter pins from a pad like B05S to replace the screws completely. You may be able to drill out the snapped one and leave a hole that can take the pin. If you suspect the other one ...
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What is the difference between Shimano SM-BBR60 and Shimano BB-MT501

Road Shimano BBs require a 68mm BSA shell, and are mounted directly on the shell. MTB Shimano BBs require a 73mm BSA shell, and always require a 2.5mm spacer on the drive-side. The external part of ...
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Which freehub do I need to work with the CS-R8000?

Unfortunately, you will probably need a new rear wheel (or at least a new rear hub). In the 2005 era, the width between the flanges were as wide as possible while still accommodating the width of an 8/...
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What is the difference between Shimano SM-BBR60 and Shimano BB-MT501

They don't do the same thing and are not interchangeable. MT501 is a mountain BB. BBR60 is road. Hollowtech 2 road and mountain BBs made by Shimano are two separate systems that don't interchange, ...
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Where is the Shimano e-tube project light connection setting?

Just managed to activate the light setting in my SC-E7000 with iphone eTuning app downloaded from App store. Connect the app with your bike like E-tube app, and the light setting is on the app screen. ...
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Need Hanger Adapter for Acera Rear Derailleur for Hero Sprint rx2 bicycle frame

Judging by the photos I could find online, I believe what you want is a claw derailleur hanger. They are available from several manufacturers and I would think that most bike shops would have one ...
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Fogged window on Shimano revoshift

Just chiming in here, as I came looking for the same answer. Mine looked fogged, however it turned out to be UV degredation of the plastic I reckon. Went at it with some car cutting compound (t-cut ...
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How to adapt a 130 BCD Crankset to 110BCD for fitting a power meter?

You could also buy a used hub-based Powertap power meter. You can probably get one fairly inexpensively if you're patient. Add an actual cadence sensor. Powertap hubs do report cadence. And the ...
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How to adapt a 130 BCD Crankset to 110BCD for fitting a power meter?

Yes, you are basically forced to change your shifters and crankset. If you need that triple, then if you change the crankset to a modern compact double, you may not have enough range in the rear. I ...
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Will frame that hosts Tiagra R4700 crankset be compatible with GRX FC RX-600?

Most of the time, you can put any crankset in a frame provided that you are putting road or gravel cranks in a road frame, and MTB cranksets in MTB frames. First, you look for a BB that a) matches ...
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Shimano 105 thru-axle freehub FH-R7070: freewheel body servicability and separately orderable?

Whilst the freehub may not be serviceable, it does appear that a replacement is available, the part number that you want is either Y0CK98040 (with washer) or Y0CK98050 (without) For example https://...
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MicroShift R9 derailleurs with Shimano Sora levers

I think, generally speaking, it should work. But what is the worst case scenario? If the Microshift rear derailleur doesn't work well, you would need to obtain a Shimano rear derailleur, any 9sp ...
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Anyone adapted hydraulic brake levers (e.g. 105 or Ultegra) for use with rim brakes - e.g. using inline mini cylinders to drive rim brake?

I don't know that you can adapt the levers themselves. However, you can connect hydraulic levers to hydraulic rim brakes. The issue would be finding someone to make good hydraulic rim brakes. There is ...
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Both disc brakes stopped working after severe weather: No pressure when levers are pulled

Both front and rear brake fail in the same manner at the same day makes a coincidence unlikely imo. That being said, even harsh weather seems unlikely to alone causing this without some faulty install/...
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