Hi Sean, They should simply press out........[and in] If you can support the lever over a hole, then with a flat headed punch tap out, perhaps protect the alloy barrel with a rag.......however if as you say they are on the loose side they should come out easily, but as for keeping them in place during use, I have a pair myself which is a little loose, but once the cable is fitted and under tension I have never had a problem.
Bridgwater Somerset UK
>I received a set of Nuovo Record brake levers and the barrel that
> holds the cable end, which campagnolo refers to as the "cable nipple
> holder/part no. 2035", is on the verge of falling out.
> Normally I would look for a new lever, but these are Colnago Panto so
> I would like to keep them. Are these parts easily replaced? I seem to
> remember the ebay seller "vintage-bike" selling them some time ago.
> However, I'm a bit confused as to how to install them. Does it require
> bending the sides of the lever out and then bending back? This seems a
> bit risky.
> Any help or advice on how to do this as well, as a source for said
> part, would be greatly appreciated.
> As always, thank you in advance for your help.
> Sean Flores
> San Francisco, CA