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Originally Posted by frozin
How about removing the internals & shift levers from your chorus shifter?
i did that a few years ago and have been riding the bike that way for quite some time. the problem is that the little puck that fits into area below the handlebar clamp just in front of the shifting mechanism keeps craking at its contact points. it seems that the lever body doesn't have anough support because the puck has nothing to keep it from moving...i am assuning the shifting mechanism makes just enough contact with that puck to support the lever from below as well as above the bar clamp. i was looking at the right side lever and there is a little divit of there the shifting mechanism rubs, just slightly, on that little puck insert.
^^does that make any sense?
since I am replacing the bars and rebuilding the right side lever, i wanted to put on the left lever and prevent the same thing from happening.
EDIT: I can just install another puck in there, but the same thing would happen again...eventually.....
Last edited by rodri9o; 01-07-08 at 08:55 PM.