Re: [CR] Campagnolo Friction Shifters

(Example: Bike Shops)

Date: Tue, 18 Aug 2009 22:05:11 +0200
From: "M-gineering" <>
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Subject: Re: [CR] Campagnolo Friction Shifters

Ian Stock wrote:
> I have a circa 1978 Pinarello (Moser) with Super Record kit.
> The front shifter continually loosens up. I spend half my time cranking the
> butterfly tight.
> The LBS suggested Lock-Tite but I have to believe there is a more
> "authentic"
> fix.
> Any suggestions?
> Ian Stock
> Toronto, ON

If correctly assembled, there should be a washer with internal flats engaged on the shifter boss, which prevents it from rotating. My guess is the whole stack is moving with the shifter, thus loosening the bolt

-- mvg

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