7 speed Uniglide to 9 speed Hyperglide conversion

daviddd Posts: 637
edited May 2010 in Workshop
I bought this wonderful cheap and sparkly Shimano 105 rear hub on Ebay only to find it is Uniglide :oops: - and after having lovingly built a very expensive wheel onto it. I understand that most Shimano Freehubs are interchangeable but just wanted to check - am I Ok to buy this freehub: http://www.wiggle.co.uk/p/cycle/7/Shima ... 000000794/ and fit it onto the Uniglide hub (which is inscribed with FH 1051?
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  • redvee
    redvee Posts: 11,922
    I don't think it will TBH. The freehub body is secured to the hub and engages onto a torx style nut which may be different on uhniglide. I might be totally wrong though.
    I've added a signature to prove it is still possible.