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Old 08-28-12, 03:09 AM
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Shimano 600 Brake Lever Replacement Hoods

Anyone know of a "perfect" fit or close enough replacement for old Shimano 600 brake lever hoods?
Any assistance greatly appreciated! =))
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Old 08-28-12, 01:32 PM
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pics or the levers/hoods don't exist.

in seriousness, a picture or model number would be helpful.
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Dia Compe 204 non-aero hoods are a close enough fit for the Shimano 600 non-aero levers.
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I think he wants these...(they are NOS...levers and hoods!)
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Originally Posted by ColonelJLloyd View Post
Dia Compe 204 non-aero hoods are a close enough fit for the Shimano 600 non-aero levers.
+1, I tried these and they fit pretty well.
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if those dia-compe hoods fit, does that mean the ubiquitous cane creek hoods one can find anywhere ('new' on ebay for around $10 delivered) will fit just as well?
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The Cane Creek hoods are a sloppy fit and need to be modified a bit to accommodate the levers when depressed. You might check out ebay seller Mike Fraysse who apparently has an inexhaustible supply of the correct NOS levers at $29.99 a pop.
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Originally Posted by eschlwc View Post
if those dia-compe hoods fit, does that mean the ubiquitous cane creek hoods one can find anywhere ('new' on ebay for around $10 delivered) will fit just as well?
Those are not exactly the same, and they are a little looser. On the other hand they're cheap and easy to find, and IMO they fit OK.
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