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How to remove old school DA levers?

Old 04-09-03, 12:54 PM
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How to remove old school DA levers?

I have an old torelli with old DA levers. I am trying to remove the levers from the bar so I can swap out an old stem that doesnt have a removable face.

How can I loosen the DA levers? They have no bolts on the top and I cant figure out how to tighten/loosen them to remove them from the bar. :confused:

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Push the lever and inside you will see a bolt. Just unscrew that little by little until you can slide them off.
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Not at home right now so one more ?

Do you know if its an allen bolt? If not what tool would I need, its a tight space. Thanks.
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Best to look. It may be an allen or a flat head. Depends if it was replaced.
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It should be about a 6mm allen. You get into like you do a new girl friend....you just grope and poke until it fits.
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Don't know about DA, but some had a narrow, long slot near the top of the lever, allowing you to loosen the bolt w/out pressing the lever. You'd insert the allen through the slot, and locate the screw using 1old's procedure.
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