Is it possible to buy just the indexing washer?
On Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at 10:43:05 AM UTC-7, Hugh Smitham wrote:
> Very often people rotate the shifter base by 90 degrees by mistake because
> the shifter has been on and off its based several times in its life and
> people just lose track.
> I tried that Bill.
> Sounds like the shifter is shot.
> “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep
> moving.” ― Albert Einstein
> On Wed, Oct 12, 2016 at 10:40 AM, Bill Lindsay <tape...@gmail.com
>> The internals of a shimano indexed barcon shifter are not repairable.
>> 1. What model exactly is your shifter?
>> 2. exactly which index positions are missed?
>> The answers to 1 and 2 might imply a setup mistake. Very often people
>> rotate the shifter base by 90 degrees by mistake because the shifter has
>> been on and off its based several times in its life and people just lose
>> track. The base piece fits onto a square protuberance on the shift pod.
>> The shifter itself has a round recess with a single rectangular keyway.
>> The corresponding round feature and keyway on the shifter base must be
>> oriented correctly. The correct orientation has the keyway pointing DOWN
>> towards the ground, tilted slightly towards the REAR of the bicycle.
>> If you are missing random middle shifts, and are not missing one end or
>> the other, then this setup error is not your problem and your shifter is
>> just shot.
>> Bill Lindsay
>> El Cerrito, CA
>> On Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at 10:30:49 AM UTC-7, Hugh Smitham wrote:
>>> I have a right dura ace bar con shifter that misses some of the index
>>> positions. It works fine in friction but I like my index. Does anyone know
>>> whether the internals are repairable?
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