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    Brake lever small piece missing

    I got a hold of some older Shimano 600 brake levers, year not sure model BL-6209. One of the levers is missing the "wire hook unit" where the cable end sits in the lever. would it be hard to find another one or are they universal?

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    I don't believe they are "universal" but try a couple of LBS's as they may have some spares recovered from take-off or damaged levers. Otherwise contact Shimano directly and they may send you one gratis. I damaged the same piece from an 8-speed 105 STI several years ago and Shimano sent me a free replacement.

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    can you post a pic of the lever and part? I have an old pair of RX100 levers around that maybe we can get the part from
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    I couldn't get a picture of the part but it looks sqaurish not a cylinder shape.

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    I am not sure if th ones I have will work but I will check
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    thank you Bianchi that would be awesome!

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    any luck?

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