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Re: Chinese Pazzo lever knockoffs
« Reply #25 on: September 11, 2014, 03:38:36 pm »
I ordered up a set of these yesterday. Could be a month before they arrive, but I'm fine with that.
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Re: Chinese Pazzo lever knockoffs
« Reply #26 on: September 11, 2014, 05:09:49 pm »
The set I ordered showed up fairly quick. Don't remember how many days it took, but it was well short of a month.
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Re: Chinese Pazzo lever knockoffs
« Reply #27 on: September 11, 2014, 05:21:05 pm »
Got an email today saying they've shipped, so we'll see.
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Re: Chinese Pazzo lever knockoffs
« Reply #28 on: September 18, 2014, 01:50:26 pm »
I went with the chrome stock knock offs. So shiny...

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Re: Chinese Pazzo lever knockoffs
« Reply #29 on: September 19, 2014, 12:06:37 am »
Mine arrived today..1 week after shipping. Sweet!

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Re: Chinese Pazzo lever knockoffs
« Reply #30 on: September 20, 2014, 07:31:49 am »
I've had these for two riding seasons now and absolutely love'm!!!  The front surface is Flat not rounded like the stock ones (where your fingers go) which gives you more feel on the lever.  I'm also running ZRX six pot calipers and wave rotors up front. :)
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Re: Chinese Pazzo lever knockoffs
« Reply #31 on: September 22, 2014, 02:36:54 pm »
No brass, but my stockers didn't have it either.

The ad says "precision bore" (suggests no bushing) and that it contains a pivot bushing.  I suppose both statements could be true, but the pictures confirm no brass pivot bushing.

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How does one enlarge the pivot bore to accommodate the stock bushing?
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Re: Chinese Pazzo lever knockoffs
« Reply #32 on: September 22, 2014, 02:40:04 pm »
The bushing on my bike slid right into the lever. Took all of 5 minutes to install both. No mods needed.

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Re: Chinese Pazzo lever knockoffs
« Reply #33 on: September 22, 2014, 03:29:47 pm »
The bushing on my bike slid right into the lever. Took all of 5 minutes to install both. No mods needed.

Interesting.  I wonder how precision a fit there would be if one didn't fit the bushing?  Thanks for the info.
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Re: Chinese Pazzo lever knockoffs
« Reply #34 on: September 23, 2014, 01:19:48 pm »
The bushing on my bike slid right into the lever. Took all of 5 minutes to install both. No mods needed.

Less, which vendor did you buy from?  I'm afraid there are more than one manufacturer making these.   

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Re: Chinese Pazzo lever knockoffs
« Reply #36 on: September 23, 2014, 06:11:50 pm »
Mine are on the way  ;D

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Re: Chinese Pazzo lever knockoffs
« Reply #37 on: September 23, 2014, 06:14:09 pm »
What color combo?

Shipping says as long as a month. Mine arrived in less than a week.

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Re: Chinese Pazzo lever knockoffs
« Reply #38 on: September 23, 2014, 07:16:07 pm »
The photos in the eBay listing don't show "the notch".
Have they changed the levers?
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Re: Chinese Pazzo lever knockoffs
« Reply #39 on: September 23, 2014, 07:24:27 pm »
I ordered black with chrome adjusters full length.  I bought the real deal a few years back for my ZX10r and they were nearly $200  :o  I made the mistake of getting short which was fine for the brake but not so good for the clutch.   

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Re: Chinese Pazzo lever knockoffs
« Reply #40 on: September 23, 2014, 08:32:24 pm »
Rick...there is definitely a notch in mine.

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Re: Chinese Pazzo lever knockoffs
« Reply #41 on: September 23, 2014, 08:50:48 pm »
Looking at the pics on e-Bay, I guess there are some made with and some without.
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Re: Chinese Pazzo lever knockoffs
« Reply #42 on: September 24, 2014, 12:14:39 am »
The photos in the eBay listing don't show "the notch".
Have they changed the levers?
Looking at the pics on e-Bay, I guess there are some made with and some without.
The "shorty" levers don't have the notch.  The normal length ones do. 
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Re: Chinese Pazzo lever knockoffs
« Reply #43 on: September 25, 2014, 01:37:19 pm »
The photos in the eBay listing don't show "the notch".
Have they changed the levers?
Looking at the pics on e-Bay, I guess there are some made with and some without.
The "shorty" levers don't have the notch.  The normal length ones do.

It also appears that some have the brass bushing and others don't.   

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Re: Chinese Pazzo lever knockoffs
« Reply #44 on: September 26, 2014, 02:43:31 pm »
How about a link to a vendor whose product has the brass bushing?
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Re: Chinese Pazzo lever knockoffs
« Reply #46 on: September 29, 2014, 11:56:19 pm »
Here's the Ebay listing:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/181423153347?item=181423153347&viewitem=&sspagename=ADME:L:OC:US:3160&vxp=mtr


Has brass bushing


so it says...
•Machined CNC Billt 6061 T6 Aluminum
6 Position Lever Adjustment stainless steel fasteners
Precision Machined Pivot Bore To Ensure A Perfect Fit
7075 Type 3 Black Anodized Cam Block For Improved Longvity
Custom Cadmium Plated Springs & Brass Pivot Bushing
Stainless Steel Hardware

but the pic tells the truth...
what bushing?

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Re: Chinese Pazzo lever knockoffs
« Reply #47 on: September 30, 2014, 08:31:21 pm »
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but the pic tells the truth...
what bushing?
I didn't disassemble mine, but maybe there's a bushing in the adjuster?  Or the pivot point that the adjuster adjusts?

I'll say this:  Mine fit nicely as is, and if I manage to wear them out, I'll spend another $25 for another set.
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Re: Chinese Pazzo lever knockoffs
« Reply #48 on: September 30, 2014, 10:02:16 pm »
Here's the Ebay listing:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/181423153347?item=181423153347&viewitem=&sspagename=ADME:L:OC:US:3160&vxp=mtr


Has brass bushing


so it says...
•Machined CNC Billt 6061 T6 Aluminum
6 Position Lever Adjustment stainless steel fasteners
Precision Machined Pivot Bore To Ensure A Perfect Fit
7075 Type 3 Black Anodized Cam Block For Improved Longvity
Custom Cadmium Plated Springs & Brass Pivot Bushing
Stainless Steel Hardware

but the pic tells the truth...
what bushing?



Les Paul stated above that he used the stock bushing.  He provided the link.  I have them ordered so I will find out soon enough.

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Re: Chinese Pazzo lever knockoffs
« Reply #49 on: October 02, 2014, 08:17:38 am »
I've had a set on my ZRX for almost 2 years now and I love 'em, I'll definitely be getting some for my C10.