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  1. #1
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    Front derailleur Question

    I've got an XT front derailleur that is a 31.8 in size, and my bike requires a 28.6. Is there some sort of spacer I can get for this derailleur? Or should I just sell it on ebay and get the right sized one.


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  2. #2
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    Shimano stopped making smaller derailleurs for the most part. I'm pretty sure they include spacers on all new ones so you can size down.

    Alternately, you can do the half-assed cut up innertube solution. I've done it on several bikes w/o any problems.

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