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    Senior Member gbalke's Avatar
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    Huret stem mount boss

    Can someone tell me if I can use either Shimano or Suntour shifter arms and hardware on a Huret stem mount boss?
    1968 Robin Hood 3 speed...1970's Raleigh Sports Pathracer
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    I just tried a 1983ish Suntour lever on a 1980ish Huret base. It fits the pivot fairly well but the friction disks are of a different designand would require some thought. The screw has a different thread too.
    I have spoken.

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    I never tried it, but I am quite certain that nothing will fit a Huret shifter boss except itself. SunTour and Shimano had different setups and interior parts.

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