Shimano RD-Z503, Z-Series
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Category:  Rear Derailleurs
Name:  Shimano RD-Z503, Z-Series
Brand:  Shimano
Primary Group:  Z-Series
Model:  RD-Z503
Years:  1984 - 1989
Country:  Japan
Weight:  256 grams
Added By: cinco on 11/02/07
Updated By: JFischer on 10/30/09
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Shimano RD-Z503, Z-SeriesShimano RD-Z503, Z-SeriesShimano RD-Z503, Z-Series
Outer Plate MarkingsShimanoInner Plate MarkingsShimano Japan VIA {model number, date code}
MaterialSteelDesign Category
Attachment Bolt SizeCable Attachment Bolt Size
Shifting SystemsShimano SIS
Shimano STI
Friction
Cable AdjusterYes
Cage LengthShortMax Cog Size28
Max Chain Wrap30T  
General Information
Nicer than the Z501 but not the nicest in the Z-Series. Mount pivot block and cage pivot block are aluminum. Appears to have two date codes on rear parallel plate: ID and IL.
Quality:Rarity:
 
 
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Component Groups
Primary Group NameBrandQuick InfoBrowse Group Components
Z-SeriesShimanoRecreationView 11 Components
Brand Information(click to expand)

Shimano Model Number Prefix List:

BB Bottom Bracket BL Brake Lever BR BRake
CB Coaster Brake CJ Cassette Joint CN ChaiN
CP Chain Protecto CR Chain Ring CS Cassette Sprockets
DF chain DeFlector DH Dynamo Hub FC Front Crank
FD Front Derailleur FE Fork Ends FH FreeHub
FS Front Suspension HB HuB HD HanDle bar
HP Head Parts (Head Set) HS Handle Stem IF Inter-3 Freehub
LP LamP MF Multi Freewheel PD PeDal
RD Rear Derailleur RH Rollerbrake Hub RM RiM
RR ReflectoRs RS Rear Suspension SB Shift Brake lever (Nexus, ?)
SC Speed Calculator (cycle computer) SF Single Freewheel Freilaufritzel SG Speed chanGe hub
SH SHoes SL Shift Lever Schalthebel SM SMall parts
SP Seat Post SQ Seat Quick release SS Single Sprocket
TL TooL WH WHeel ST Shift Brake Lever (STI, Rapid Fire, etc)
 
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