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    Ispec for old BL-M785-B brakes and SL-M780 shifters

    Hi

    I have an MTB bike equipped with BL-M785-B brakes and SL-M780 shifters (bar mount),

    For the shifters I have replaced gear base cap like in this video(those are my leavers)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5T77KvZ6Wr8

    Is it something can be done in order to have only one clamp direct mount on the bar
    ?
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    You'll need something like this. They replace the upper cover on your XT shifters.

    New Shimano Deore XT SM-SL78 Adapter Combine Brake Shift Lever I-Spec Ispec M780 | eBay

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    But in description they say:
    "Not compatible with old shifters without I-Spec! "

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    Quote Originally Posted by krazyeone View Post
    But in description they say:
    "Not compatible with old shifters without I-Spec! "
    Not exactly sure what they mean by that.

    Now I know that if you have a really early XT right side shifter...the cover will not work. How do I know? Because I got one of those shifters. I bought some I-spec A covers...and it did not fit.

    If you have some later model XT shifters...they should work.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RS VR6 View Post
    Not exactly sure what they mean by that.

    Now I know that if you have a really early XT right side shifter...the cover will not work. How do I know? Because I got one of those shifters. I bought some I-spec A covers...and it did not fit.

    If you have some later model XT shifters...they should work.
    If you check the youtube video , those are my shifters

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