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Indicator Chain Adjustment

Sometimes the indicator chain has been switched (there were a few versions) but as a rule of thumb, this generally works.

Screen Shot 2015-02-13 at 4.26.46 PM

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5 responses

  1. Good diagram, but man, they should have had someone check the text!

    February 13, 2015 at 12:28 pm

    • That was my fault. I went to Art School NOT Spelling School!

      February 13, 2015 at 5:45 pm

  2. grover behrens

    The Brits sure did the best technical illustrations in the world back then, be it, cycles, automobiles or airplanes. Pretty much crap now though, as like everybody else, they’ve gone to computer generated garbage.

    February 13, 2015 at 4:27 pm

    • It was the Golden Age for illustrators.

      February 13, 2015 at 5:44 pm

  3. Reblogged this on Gertrude Dispatch and commented:
    Here’s how the shifting is adjusted. I compared the old chain to the replacement and they seemed identical, so the problem was probably the cable or housing. Anyway, this is a pretty cool cross-section of the hub.

    February 15, 2015 at 4:29 pm

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