Shimano FD-M550, Deore LX
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Category:  Front Derailleurs
Name:  Shimano FD-M550, Deore LX
Brand:  Shimano
Primary Group:  Deore LX M550 Series
Model:  FD-M550
Years:  1990 - 1992
Country:  Japan
Weight:  123.5 grams (avg)
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Added By: Tommy on 12/12/09
Updated By: MGTS on 02/01/17
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# Rings Designed For TripleOuter Plate MarkingsNone
Inner Plate MarkingsFD-M550 Shimano VIA Japan [date code]Clamp Markingsnone
Inner Clamp Markings[Clamp size] Japan VIADesign CategoryParallelogram
Pivot Arm MarkingsShimano Deore LXPlate MaterialChrome plated steel
Clamp Style28.6mm Clamp; 31.8mm ClampCable Attachment Bolt5mm Allen Key
CableStop NoClamp Bolt Type5mm Allen Key
Max Ring Difference 26T  
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Component Groups
Primary Group NameBrandQuick InfoBrowse Group Components
Deore LX M550 SeriesShimano1990 - 1992, Mountain BikeView 9 Components
Details:   Deore LX was the 3th highest grouppo in 1990 ranked below  Deore DX, then Deore XT, After XTR was introduced and Deore DX was dropped it would remain the 3rd highest grouppo in the Shimano MTB line up. Time period is 1990 onward.
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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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WeightSourceNotesAdded By
119 GramsActual andris.82
128 GramsActual31.8 clamp MGTS
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