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Old 03-28-05, 11:05 PM   #1
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Lever Conversion?

Hey guys back again look I hate the hfx 9 levers and I want to convert to levers like Avid speed dial 7's or the SL levers are these compatible with the hayes hfx 9 calipers? If not, what is compatible?I hate these levers and I need better ones under 80.00 please help thanks.
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Any suggestions for levers? Hello everybody?
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No. Unfortunately the hfx9's are hydros, so not compatible with cable actuated. I am not 100% sure, but you should be able to buy hayes mags lever and lever bodies.

I don't even think anyone even bothers to make aftermarket hfx9 levers. I know hayes offer a carbon version of hfx9's levers, I find them find for my xc bike, stiff and reliable so far.

You gotta give us longer than 13 minutes to respond, sheesh.
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No, not the metal part I want to replace the whole thing like the whole lever itself not just the part you grab but the part that is attached to the handle bar.
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Yep. Reread what I said. If you want to run the avid levers you would need to replace the entire brake.

Again I am not sure if Hayes mags lever/body will fit the hfx9 hose. You might be stuck just replacing the lever itself (unless you have 200$ lying around to buy new brakes)
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LIke could I replace my hfx 9 levers like the thing that is attached to the bars and screwed on with the el camino levers? how much do the el camint levers cost? those things are niiiiice
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Like not for $11 like ya know?
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Look buddy you did not have to get smart with me. I need to replace my master cylinder because hayes hfx nine's master cylinder suck. And just for the price, I have money and didn't I mention a maximum price of 80.00? Maybe I can go higher. Never get smart with me again.
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That is something you are never going to live down, just live with it and learn to shrug it off.
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Never get smart with me again.
Or what? You threatening me now?
You come on here and ask to replace a hydro lever with a V-brake lever. Learn to take a joke, beyond that read maelstrom's posts.
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