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hi, i am looking to buy a set of shorty brake/clutch levers for my 2006 z1000...there are quite a few on ebay at a fraction of the price of Pazzo levers. I was wondering if anyone here has purchased these cheaper levers, and if they are happy with their purchase....thanks and happy new year to you all...Ian
 

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I bought mine from the member 'goodparts112233' and am very happy with them. The worksmanship and quality of them seems excellent, they are a lot better than what you'd expect for $35 some levers.

I've only ridden with them for maybe 50 miles or so because I recently just installed them and due to bad weather, haven't been out riding much. They feel excellent though, look great and don't buzz.

The adjusters work great, and seem like quality. I guess the only part that I am/would be skeptical about is if they are going to maintain they're color in the long run and not fade, but only time will tell that.




 

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those are real nice, what i did is cut the ends off my stock levers. rounded the ends and polished them at no cost. later i drilled a row of holes in them. it turned out nice. it only took normal hand tools and i never even removed the levers to do it. not as nice as the custom ones but did i say FREE.
Hadn't thought about modding the stock lever's before. You should post up some pics!
 

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I know this post was a while ago but i bought some levers from ebay and the hole on the clutch lever is way to big for the stock screw and wiggles with tons of play. any experience with this from anyone?
 

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I have had pazzo levers on every bike i owned but one and i love them. I have shorty black on black coming for my new Z as we speak. Definitely get what you pay for. Did you read the thread about the guy the ejected over the handle bars from cheap levers? Now to get the brake and shifter arms powder coated black on the rear sets to match levers and ill be all set.
 

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how much further back are your rear sets and what do you like more having them further back? ok thank you jps. I had to order some because i threw mine out apparently.
 

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As a machinist I might have some insight. Pazzo levers are machined out of billet 6061 t6 grade aluminum. The stuff is super strong. High grade material. Generally aluminum snaps under load. I have to deal with industrial materials from china all the time and from my experience its inconsistent to say the least. If your 30 dollar levers don't advertise material stay away. Im not saying you can't get good levers from china. But the high grade material that Pazzo uses is why they're expensive. I know I wont ever use a low cost low grade lever on my right hand. But that's just my opinion. I have pazzo's on my bike and they look great and function perfectly. Its an investment.
 
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