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    Senior Member NukeouT's Avatar
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    how to remove break hoods?

    Trying to remove arrow break hoods so that I can remove break levers and install a new stem. Quick search revealed little other than "use a hair dryer", which I dont have.

    So far ive been able to peel them back from the handle bars, and wiggle them off a little so that the top arrow point moves a little behind the arrow hood groove, but not much beyond that.
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    http://velobase.com/ViewComponent.as...m=118&AbsPos=6

    nvm, figured out that I could take 'em off with a 5mm allen key

    i had something closer to this
    http://velobase.com/ViewComponent.as...m=118&AbsPos=6
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    to ARROW BREAK your hoods you will need these tools



    If you want to remove Aero Brake levers then yes a 5 mm allen key is what you want

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    1. you don't remove brake hoods to remove brake levers.

    This link provides instructions on how to install brake levers, so it should be simple to figure out how to remove them.

    instructions
    I don't do vintage, I bought them new, rode them, kept them. Now they are just old bikes
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/bustercrb/sets/72157623483647522/

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    Senior Member NukeouT's Avatar
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    Me and my friends LOLed long and hard at this. Good job man!

    I got those brake levers removed and put back on, now that I figured out how to do it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MarcusHaired View Post
    make sure its unplugged use needle nose pliers and catch the edge of metal and work it around-it will come out even if you have to push the sides inwards on all sides
    What?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Grand Bois View Post
    What?
    Just a troll, look at his other posts.
    I don't do vintage, I bought them new, rode them, kept them. Now they are just old bikes
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/bustercrb/sets/72157623483647522/

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