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  1. #1
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    Replacing front derailleur cables element 950

    First question 4 or 5 mm cable width?

    Second. How hard is it to get the cable trough the frame?

    Tx have a nice week-end.

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    4mm for derailleur and 5mm for brakes .
    So dont buy 5mm ;-)
    You have to release tension on both front and rear
    derailleurs to release the "plug" that both cables exit
    out of the frame from .
    Routing a new cable is easier if you have a work stand
    and clamp the bike so the cable has a straight downward
    drop towards the porthole .

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    I do have a stand. Once I release that plug, I need to find that big hole? That is a lot easier then I thought.

    I have read some horror stories about internal cabling.

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