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Shimano Parts

Idle Gear

Part Number: RD8979
Shimano
Availability: Special Order [ more info ]
Price: $4.07
Leaves our warehouse within
13 - 19 business days.
Product Information
Manufacturer: Shimano
Product Number: RD8979
Classification: Part
Weight: 0.01 lbs.
Shipping: Ships Worldwide
Description:
It is an authentic item that is sourced directly from the original equipment manufacturer for use with Shimano fishing reels. This is a high-quality replacement for a missing or a faulty idle gear that was installed on a new unit. Please make sure to refer to the appropriate diagrams of your model for the correct location and application of this component. Keep in mind this high-quality item is made of durable metal and is sold individually.
Products Compatibility

This item works with the following types of products:

  • • Reel
Questions & Answers

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Repair Instructions: Submitted by Customers Like You
Tool Type:
Reel
Parts Used:
Idle Gear - RD8979
Friction Ring - RD11121
Drive Gear - RD12277
Oscillating Gear - RD8985
Repair Difficulty:
Easy
Time Spent Repairing:
15-30 minutes
Tools Used:
Screwdriver, Pliers, Wrench Set
Reel was sticking during retrieving a crank bait.
I simply took the reel apart and replaced the worn parts. It was easy.
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Product Information
Manufacturer: Shimano
Product Number: RD8979
Classification: Part
Weight: 0.01 lbs.
Shipping: Ships Worldwide
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