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replacing jockey wheels

shiznit76shiznit76 Posts: 640
edited July 2017 in Workshop
Hi, i am going to replace the wheels on my shimano 105 5700 derailleur. I have bought shimano replacements but they have nothing to indicate if one goes on the top or direction of rotation, does this mean it doesn't matter with them?



  • MoontraneMoontrane Posts: 233
    Infinite diversity, infinte variations
  • jermasjermas Posts: 484
    Shimano 5700 ones normally have a direction arrow and an indication of which is top/bottom. The G-pulley (guide pulley) goes in the upper position closest to the cassette. The bottom one is the tension pulley. If there are no markings, the G-pulley has more sideways play -ie it can move laterally on its bushing/axle.
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