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    low 'stack' front derailleur

    I set up my 07 stumpjumper FSR 650B. I am running a slant6 out back and it fits in the frame. I noticed on a recent ride I was getting rub somewhere. After further inspection It is when I bottom out the suspension in the rear and the tire rubs the front derailleur. It is currently a 9 speed Deore LX. Does anyone know of front mech that will stick closer to the frame? It is a clamp on.

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    Shimano SLX M665 FD. It's a double specific only (no triple) and has a quite compact and short cage and the mechanism sits a little closer to the seat post than the LX. Might be what your looking for.

    Shimano SLX M665/7 Front Derailleur > Components > Drivetrain > Front Derailleurs | Jenson USA Online Bike Shop

    You should be able to find a better price. Link was just an example.

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    http://i630.photobucket.com/albums/u...psf3e41345.jpg
    I was inspired to try 650 pn my 2007 from your post. 1x with race face narrow wide chain ring.

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    I finally got back on this bike last night. I realized that the issue only comes during wups. Like on a decent I assume the Brain has opened up and you get to a stream with a quick down/up transistion. That can compress the shock all the way.

    In your 1X can you get the rear tire to hit the frame? What rear are you running, the slant6?

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    Small block 8 27.6 x 1.95. Will try quasi moto next.
    No rubbing so far. Plenty of room when I release al air from shock

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