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Pazo Levers the best?

I was just curious about these. Do they fit the 07, and if so whats the advantage? Is the clutch side adjustable as well? Never used em. And I take it Pazo is one of the more favored brands?

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I was just curious about these. Do they fit the 07, and if so whats the advantage? Is the clutch side adjustable as well? Never used em. And I take it Pazo is one of the more favored brands?
Pazzo is a popular brand because they are bang for your buck.

Go to motomummy.com and get them for the 07 cbr for 150 bucks shipped...

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Please explain why he should get CRG's instead.

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For 30 bucks more you get the real thing. Pazzo levers are a cheap imitation imo. Make levers fine, be creative though.

http://www.af1racing.com/store/ProdI...ADIAL_long.jpg

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Please explain why he should get CRG's instead.
Cuz its more expensive..more expensive = better


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Why did you guys pay extra for CBR's ?? Could have bought suzukis right? Exact same thing...
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For 30 bucks more you get the real thing. Pazzo levers are a cheap imitation imo. Make levers fine, be creative though.

http://www.af1racing.com/store/ProdI...ADIAL_long.jpg

http://www.ema-usa.com/misc/images/pazzo_colors.jpg
yes they are cheaper and a perfect imitation... lol, i have had them both and i would save yourself 30$ and get the pazzos. both good levers.
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besides looks, why does one upgrade the levers on these bikes? I've tried the short ones before and think I would rather have the longs, but other than looks I haven't figured out why I would want to drop 150 on levers. Anyone care to convince me? It's not like I don't like buying stuff for the bike :)
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i've had both and there is no difference at all!! get pazzo's and save some money mate.

and darth the thing about honda or suzuki, not the same thing dude. sorry but thats a bad comparison
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besides looks, why does one upgrade the levers on these bikes? I've tried the short ones before and think I would rather have the longs, but other than looks I haven't figured out why I would want to drop 150 on levers. Anyone care to convince me? It's not like I don't like buying stuff for the bike :)
The Pazzo or CRG levers have little adjusters to change the distance from the lever to the grip. I'm getting levers because the clutch engages so far out that I am just holding on by my fingertips. Small hands. I adjusted the clutch in for now using the cable adjuster, but I don't like how the lever flops around now. Getting a brake lever jut to match and look pretty.

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The main advantage is the adjustability you gain with the clutch lever. The CRG levers have a nicer finish but the structural integrity and functionality remain identical to that of the Pazzo's.
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besides looks, why does one upgrade the levers on these bikes? I've tried the short ones before and think I would rather have the longs, but other than looks I haven't figured out why I would want to drop 150 on levers. Anyone care to convince me? It's not like I don't like buying stuff for the bike :)
They just feel better! it take a little getting used to...everyone's doing it! :icon_pidu
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The Pazzo or CRG levers have little adjusters to change the distance from the lever to the grip. I'm getting levers because the clutch engages so far out that I am just holding on by my fingertips. Small hands. I adjusted the clutch in for now using the cable adjuster, but I don't like how the lever flops around now. Getting a brake lever jut to match and look pretty.
If you are "ghetto", can you just use a propane torch, heat up your stock and bend it (ahem...adjust it) so it would be closer ? Of course, you would take it off, then heat it ... etc...
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I guess I could see the adjustability of the clutch. My VFR had adjustable levers from the factory but plenty of people still swapped them out. The clutch on the RR is within easy reach, maybe if it was a little closer though I might not have the occassional akward 1st to 2nd shift when I'm gettin it.
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Pazzo's are machined...CRG's are stamped. Pazzo's are not heavy, that is just a myth. CRG's have issues with rusting in the holes. The Pazzo's come in more colors and are a bit cheaper and do not have rust issues.

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You need to stick to talking about things you know about! CRG's are made from billet on a CNC machine all done in house in the U.S.A. They use precision ball bearings and stainless hardware.
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Pazzo's are machined...CRG's are stamped. Pazzo's are not heavy, that is just a myth. CRG's have issues with rusting in the holes. The Pazzo's come in more colors and are a bit cheaper and do not have rust issues.
this is true, i had rusting inside the holes that they machine into them
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CRG's are made from billet on a CNC machine all done in house in the U.S.A. They use precision ball bearings and stainless hardware.

he is right here, I have the CRG levers and I have not had any problems with rusting, I dont get them wet to often and I do make sure to get the water out of the levers. It is all personal preference if you like the pazzo colors then those will work best for you. The adjustability is nice to have.

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besides looks, why does one upgrade the levers on these bikes? I've tried the short ones before and think I would rather have the longs, but other than looks I haven't figured out why I would want to drop 150 on levers. Anyone care to convince me? It's not like I don't like buying stuff for the bike :)
I installed Pazzo's on my 07 and would recommend them for everybody...track guy or not. To me, I like the adjustability of the clutch lever. After I installed the new levers, I adjusted the slack from the clutch cable and adjusted the clutch lever closer. This has made shifting much quicker and smoother. Motomummy.com allows you to buy either long Pazzos, short ones, or a long clutch/short brake combo. I chose the long clutch/short brake combo because I prefer more leverage on the clutch and use four fingers for this. The reason for the short brake lever (at least for me) is because, on the track or canyons, braking/while gassing to match RPM's during downshifts is much easier with the short brake lever. Otherwise, I tend to pinch my pinky and ring finger between the lever and grip. Hope this makes sense. For those of you that don't practice this, it's a skill that you should consider learning because during aggressive riding, the smoother you ride, the faster and SAFER you are (one of many tips that I found valuable years ago after reading the racing instruction book "A Twist of the Wrist"). I assume another reason for the shorter levers is that when you down your bike at the track, they are less likely to snap off because of the bar end being longer, it will absorb most of the impact. The longer Pazzos have a little rivet cut into the lever about an inch from the ends as a breaking point so that you still have some lever left after a fall that involves your handlebars.

As far as the install, it took five minutes each. The clutch takes a little longer because you have to wrestle with the cable a little bit. If you do order them, they do NOT come with grease which you will need. Hope this convinces you...
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Why did you guys pay extra for CBR's ?? Could have bought suzukis right? Exact same thing...
I paid 9k otd for my cbr. I had been looking at the gixxer all last fall but once i sat on the cbr, i had made my decision. To each, his own, but the honda is a better performing bike and feels incredible.

i know this is a pazzo lever thread but i had to respond to that one
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Just ordered my pazzo levers and cant wait for them to get here. Several of the guys I ride with have them and love them. I'll let ya know how well I like them.
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Yeah save some money and get the pazzo's. I have both myself and I naturally would go with the CRG's since they are the originals... but for $30-40 more, you almost get the same thing with the pazzo's.
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You bunch of cheap @#%@s !!! :icon_hang


30 dollars is:

two trips to mcdonalds
not even one jug of synthetic oil
one pair of track pants
less than one pair of crappy running shoes
etc
etc
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Small price to pay for authenticity.
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Here are my new pazzo's on my 07. Fairings are off to paint thats why they are not on the bike but the levers sure do look good.


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levers look great, thanks for all the opinions they do help some of us....
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You bunch of cheap @#%@s !!! :icon_hang


30 dollars is:

two trips to mcdonalds
not even one jug of synthetic oil
one pair of track pants
less than one pair of crappy running shoes
etc
etc
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Small price to pay for authenticity.
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You bunch of cheap @#%@s !!! :icon_hang


30 dollars is:

two trips to mcdonalds
not even one jug of synthetic oil
one pair of track pants
less than one pair of crappy running shoes
etc
etc
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Small price to pay for authenticity.
Yes, it must be all about money. Lord knows things that cost more money MUST be better. :sign10: Come on, the CRG's cost more and are the same damn thing as Pazzo but with less color options and possible rust issues. People have had rust issues with CRG's .....Pazzo has had no complaints of such with their levers. Yes, I have spoken with the people who run Pazzo Racing and their support and good business ethics is another reason why I feel good about choosing their levers. I have had a bunch of different levers over 17 years of having bikes....how many have you had? :bitch_ple

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You insist on convincing me how bad CRG's are. Can't be done. Its like Ohlins or Akra. Top notch stuff. I am not trying to convince you Pazzo's are bad. In fact I've met them and their facility. It is in our city here. Good bunch of guys. All I'm saying is it is an unoriginal copy of CRG levers and it is very close in price.

(now I'm waiting for you to tell me that CRG's rust)

And by the way I have had tonnes of levers too..
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Both are good levers!!!
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