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    big ring change front derailer help needed

    changed my fsa 44 tooth to a 38 tooth. have an XT front derailer and the lower cage of it hits frame on bike when trying to lower derailer to work with smaller ring. could someone please suggest a new derailer that would work for my setup.

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    Keep the derailleur height unchanged, like for 44 big ring. The cage side width steps are designed to shift the granny and middle from that height and the big ring size change will still work just as well.

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    the SLX fd can be lowered

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