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MikeEd
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Could someone tell me if Nipples for clutch and front brake cables are generally a standard size? Need some new cables but the levers are non standard. They are about 3/8" on mine but don't know what they are on standard cables. HELP!!

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3/8 is the standard size for the lever end nipple on a Bantam and most brit bikes
but you may have problems with a standard Bantam clutch cable with your non standard levers
the outer cable may end up to short / long to get the correct angle on the engine end operating lever

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mike p5xbx said
3/8 is the standard size for the lever end nipple on a Bantam and most brit bikes
but you may have problems with a standard Bantam clutch cable with your non standard levers
the outer cable may end up to short / long to get the correct angle on the engine end operating lever  

Thanks Mike, I can now measure the fitted cables and check suppliers.

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JJ Cables is the man to contact. 01926 651470. He is usually at Kempton Auto jumbles, one this Sat. He is also on Facebook.

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when the clutch cable is fitted to the handlebar lever
you need approx 85mm inner cable sticking out the other end
otherwise the clutch operating lever will be at a poor leverage angle

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mike p5xbx said
when the clutch cable is fitted to the handlebar lever
you need approx 85mm inner cable sticking out the other end
otherwise the clutch operating lever will be at a poor leverage angle  

Thanks for that. Only just looked back at the post!

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