Re: [CR]Shimano date codes

Example: Racing:Beryl Burton

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Date: Fri, 22 Oct 2004 08:29:58 -0400
From: stephen fredette <>
Subject: Re: [CR]Shimano date codes

how very strange. i have two sets of black dura ace hubs; one is marked Z I and the other Y F. as far as i'm aware the black components were only made early on.
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        Stephen Fredette
       Hull, Massachusetts
>Note the Shimano date codes page at the CR site:
>Z and J first generation?....Not according to the codes, way later.
>Dennis Young
>Hotaka, Japan (what a mother of a typhoon that just visited here)