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Altus compatible with Acera /Alivio
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Is an Altus rear derailleur compatible with an 8 speed Acera or Alivio cassette? And, also, which chains would suit this set up?
Thanks
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(04-25-2014, 09:00 PM)jdooley@gyc.tas.edu.au Wrote:  Is an Altus rear derailleur compatible with an 8 speed Acera or Alivio cassette? And, also, which chains would suit this set up?
Thanks
The H & L adjustment (limit) screws should take care of it. If a cassette is very worn the chain is certainly stretched too much (will damage a new cassette).
I am partial to KMC chains. Any 8 or 7 speed chain will work, but the x8.93 is easiest for me to find on sale, & comes with a quick disconnect link.
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(04-25-2014, 10:00 PM)1FJEF Wrote:  
(04-25-2014, 09:00 PM)jdooley@gyc.tas.edu.au Wrote:  Is an Altus rear derailleur compatible with an 8 speed Acera or Alivio cassette? And, also, which chains would suit this set up?
Thanks
The H & L adjustment (limit) screws should take care of it. If a cassette is very worn the chain is certainly stretched too much (will damage a new cassette).
I am partial to KMC chains. Any 8 or 7 speed chain will work, but the x8.93 is easiest for me to find on sale, & comes with a quick disconnect link.
Thanks, that's very helpful.
Cheers
Jerry
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