Shimano FD-5500, braze-on, 105 5500 Series
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Category:  Front Derailleurs
Name:  Shimano FD-5500, braze-on, 105 5500 Series
Brand:  Shimano
Primary Group:  105 5500 Series
Model:  FD-5500
Years:  1999 - 2005
Country:  Japan
Weight:  81 grams
Added By: brianbarber on 12/16/12
Updated By: jenda on 09/28/18
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Shimano FD-5500, braze-on, 105 5500 SeriesShimano FD-5500, braze-on, 105 5500 SeriesShimano FD-5500, braze-on, 105 5500 SeriesShimano FD-5500, braze-on, 105 5500 Series
# Rings Designed For DoubleOuter Plate Markings
Inner Plate MarkingsFD-5500 Shimano Japan VIAClamp Markings
Inner Clamp MarkingsDesign CategoryParallelogram
Pivot Arm MarkingsPlate MaterialChrome plated steel
Clamp StyleBraze-on TabCable Attachment Bolt5mm Allen Key
CableStop NoClamp Bolt Type5mm Allen Key
Max Ring Difference   
General Information
Part of the 105 9 Speed series that was introduced in 1999
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Variations of Component exist (Component is 1 of 2)BrandGroup
Shimano FD-5500, clamp-on, 105 5500 SeriesShimano105 5500 Series
Component Groups
Primary Group NameBrandQuick InfoBrowse Group Components
105 5500 SeriesShimano1999 - 2005, Road RaceView 8 Components
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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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