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    Gear cable guide

    Hello everyone,

    I have 1996( I think) GT Aggressor which I have stripped down and powder coated satin black. The guy who did the job was carefull not to powder coat most threaded holes but not all.
    The hole where the gear cable guide is fitted(under the bottom bracket) is full of the powder coating stuff.
    Does anyone know what thread the hole is so that I can re-thread it?
    Many thanks!

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    Probably M5 x .8
    On my one bike with a guide I used a water bottle bolt.

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    An actual tap is better but more expensive. Get them from McMaster. (Or a lot of other sources, but I like McMaster.)
    "Don't buy upgrades; ride up grades." -Eddy Merckx

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    Thanks for the advice. The guide is now in and both front and rear mechs are cabled up ready for setting. Having never done it before, it should be fun!

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