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    Weinmann lever question

    Just cobbling together a couple of levers (the ones that fit Cane Creek hoods) from a stash of parts, and I believe they should pivot a little more smoothly. So I'm wondering, is the lever supposed to pivot on the two nylon bushings, or the two bushings pivot on the pin? I know I'm probably overthinking this, but I've wondered this before, so I thought I'd ask.

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    I've always assumed the bushings pivot on the pin, but now that you've got me thinking about it, I'm not 100% sure.

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    The plastic (Nylon?) bushings should pivot on the pins, at least I'm sure that was what Weinmann meant their design to work, as the pins are more more likely more consistent in dimension/tolerance, compared to the lever and lever body aluminum pressings.....

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    Thanks for your replies. I believe one lever has one side pivoting on the pin, and the other in the lever. Guess I'll take it back apart and see if the pin has some grunge on it.

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    I always use a bit of Grease on lever pivots.

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