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I ordered a set of shorty adjustable levers for my wifes 250R. They will be here in the mail tonight. First thing is first, to test them on the 300 to see if they fit, I will be sure to post results, pics, ect.

We got the cheap Chinese levers. I have the Pazzos on my 600 so it will be nice to see what 1/5 of the price of the Pazzos get me.

I am not starting a thread on Chinese vs USA made (or Canadian in Pazzo case). You buy what you want, I am just trying this out for a comparison.. There are thousands and thousands opinions saying they are great. See actually only 1 person that had an issue, but could of been fake for all I know..
 

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Alight, just tried them out. The brake lever fit 100% perfect, the clutch lever not so well. It fit but it was just on the sloppy side. Here is a picture of the issues on the clutch side. Keep in mind these are 250R levers, so I am sure one off a different bike might fit, but for now we are stuck on what does in fact fit.

As you can see there is a lip at the top of the stock clutch lever that is missing on the aftermarket 250R lever. I did compare these aftermarket levers to the ones on my 250R and they are correct, so there WAS a bit of a redesign on the clutch side for the 300.



As for my thoughts on the Chinese levers. They appear to be identical to the $200 Pazzos that I have. Funny thing is they look MUCH cleaner than the Pazzos. The Pazzos are covered in tooling marks from the CNC machine, and these Chinese ones are really cleaned up before anodizing. Overall they look great.. But in the back of my mind I keep thinking, can I really trust my life to these...
 

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The marks from milling could also depend on what steel or metal was used. Harder metals tend to show milling marks.

Thanks for the info though. Took one for the team.
 

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The marks from milling could also depend on what steel or metal was used. Harder metals tend to show milling marks.
Incorrect. If the correct feeds/speeds, and the proper end mill were used, the finish should be just as good, if not better.
I have machined stainless steel, and cobalt chrome to a 5 micro finish.

Not being too picky, but I've been a cnc machinist for nearly 30 years. :)
 

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I sent that picture I posted above to the guy I bought the Chinese levers from and he said he was going to send me another adapter to see if I could get them to fit the 300 correctly. So I should have that shortly :)
 

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I sent that picture I posted above to the guy I bought the Chinese levers from and he said he was going to send me another adapter to see if I could get them to fit the 300 correctly. So I should have that shortly :)
Did you ever get the replacement adapter? You're talking about 2Wheels levers, right?
 

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Oh crap-ola I totally forgot, yes I did get it, it was actually just a replacment 250R lever end, I guess they thought there was something wrong with the one I had, which there actually was..

So what I ended up with was a replacment set of 250R levers from The Two Wheels. As stated the brake end is perfect. The cluch is does fit, but the angle of the lever is a little different, so that I mean is the brake lever is set to number 3 and the clutch lever is set to number 1 and they are both sticking out about the same..

That all being said, its worth the $30 that they cost, it just takes a bit of cable adjustment..
 

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Was the difference in them the lever ratio for cable pull by chance? The 300 has a lighter pull than the 12s. Is there a difference in the distance from pivot to cable barrel on centers?

Thanks
 

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no the shape of the levers are different, so if you put a stock lever on the 300 it would be about a 1/2" or so further back than the 300 lever..
 

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Sounds like it might be an improvment considering the tiny friction zone it has? It doesn't have 1/2 of free play, right?
 

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it was not really an "adapter" so to speak, they sent me the wrong lever in general, they sent me a new piece for where the lever bolts to the bars..

If you got the 250R levers and they sent you the correct parts they should bolts right on :D
 

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At this point I dont even remember what they look like haha.. You will know when you bolt it on if it fits or not.. Mine moved around quite a bit. I was either sent the wrong one in the first place or there was a machining flaw in it.. Because whatever they sent me the second time fit pretty much perfectly.
 

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I put some SRS shorty levers on mine and like Cbdzel said in an earlier post. Goes right in just fine and easy. Only major difference really is the lever angle is obviously different. It also may be a tiny bit looser than the OEM levers but it's not even perceivable really. I like the adjustable shorty levers much better than stock.
 

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I bought the el-cheapo long ones, paid $34 and they are a tad looser than stock, but I can deal with them. One thing about them tho, they have an indentation about an inch in on the back side of the lever so if you drop the bike it will bend and break at that point and make it like a shorty lever so you can still use it to ride home.
 

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I got the 2Wheel set as well, mine fit perfect :)
 
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