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Help getting Gran-Compe non-aero levers off the bars!

Old 12-15-11, 08:42 PM
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Help getting Gran-Compe non-aero levers off the bars!

I'm trying to get these Dia-compe GC non-aero levers off the Sakae bars I have. However, whoever installed them must have use the thinnest walled socket ever to be able to squeeze in there and tighten or loosen that nut down.

Any experiences with this? I'll try to post some pictures.
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Old 12-15-11, 08:45 PM
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Have you tried a nut driver?
Good luck...
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Just last week. I ended up using a nut driver... Most are thin enough, but close.
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Old 12-16-11, 07:38 PM
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I dunno, I have never had a problem. I have a "Y" wrench with 8-9-10 mm sockets that works fine. You have to remove the cables first
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I just use 1/4" drive sockets. Mine fit.
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I have run up against this problem also. Generally, just push the socket onto the bolt head. With force, is will push the lever apart and allow the socket to fit. If that doesn't work, just grind the socket until it does fit. And then tuck the now special socket away for the next time.
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