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Shimano shifters on SRAM block and chain?

silveringsurfersilveringsurfer Posts: 225
edited October 2009 in MTB workshop & tech
Hi - simple question I have sram x5 block and chain and matching shifters. I want to upgrade the shifters and wonder if I change them to Shimano will I be able to use the same block and change or will it need to be a shimano one? :?
Scott Genius 08, Marin Rock Springs 08, Marin Pine Mountain 89


  • AnonymousAnonymous Posts: 79,667
    as long as your shifters, and rear derailleur match, you will be fine.
  • nicklousenicklouse Posts: 50,675 Lives Here
    you will need to change the rear mech as well.

    cassette and chain are fine as long as they match the speed of the new shifters.
    "Do not follow where the path may lead, Go instead where there is no path, and Leave a Trail."
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