Re: [CR]Simplex retrofriction levers - lubricate?


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From: Phil Brown <philcycles@sbcglobal.net>
Subject: Re: [CR]Simplex retrofriction levers - lubricate?
Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2008 07:38:44 -0800
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On Feb 26, 2008, at 11:26 PM, dan kasha wrote:
> I know that one should not lubricate a campy NR shift
> lever unless one likes ghost shifting, and this
> subject has been covered at length here.
>
> Sorry, I disagree.I put a drop of oil on my fingertip and rub the friction disc to lightly coat it before I assemble the shifter. I've done this for 35 years and I never have the dreaded ghost shift and my Record shifters work smoothly. the plastic ones, no oil. Phil Brown Nice day in Berkeley, Calif.