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Hey all. Never replaced levers with full perch mounts. Wanted to throw some CRG Spectrum levers only on my R3 from HardRacing, but maybe should go for the CRG SC2 with perch mount.

Any suggestions or recommendations? Is the perch mount that much better than stock? And, well, actually, I am not even sure if the CRG R/C 2 or R/C Spectrum models are available for the R3 with perch mounts, or just lever only.

Much obliged!:)
 

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I have the CRG GP clutch lever/perch. It works perfectly. Makes the clutch so much smoother than the stock one. Very expensive though. I got mine used though. I also have the Super Sport lever that I used on my SV650. It is very nice also.

Either will work for you. CRG levers are also very nice. MUCH better than any Chinese knockoffs.
 

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Hey all. Never replaced levers with full perch mounts. Wanted to throw some CRG Spectrum levers only on my R3 from HardRacing, but maybe should go for the CRG SC2 with perch mount.

Any suggestions or recommendations? Is the perch mount that much better than stock? And, well, actually, I am not even sure if the CRG R/C 2 or R/C Spectrum models are available for the R3 with perch mounts, or just lever only.

Much obliged!:)
Hi, did you end up replacing your levers? If so I'm looking for the OEM clutch lever. I dropped my bike and bent the lever bad. Let me know if you have it and possibly looking to sell. Thanks!
 

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Can someone tell me the difference between a $30 lever and a $100 one aside from the obvious? I need an honest answer. Someone who has actually used both and can give an objective review.
I bought a pair of cheap sliders off eBay shipped from China and I was actually quite impressed with the fit, finished and quality. I'm wondering if levers are the same. Based off of pictures they looked the same as much more expensive 'Made in USA' ones.
A CNC machine is a CNC machine regardless of where it's located LOL.
 

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CRG, and other levers made by US manufactures, actually do their own R&D. They use better materials, like better bushings, better anodizing, and have higher standards for tolerances allowed in their product. They also pay a better wage and keep someone in this country working.

Chinese manufacturers copy the levers made by US companies, so no R&D costs. They use cheaper materials, lower quality anodizing, and violate international patents. They also tend to not have the repeatable fit and finish you get with most of the US made motorcycle parts. They also don't keep people in the US employed.

I will buy the more expensive levers every time.
 

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i also went with the crg rc2 just installed some cheap ones on my brothers grom and fitment was ok but the hardware was loose overall it works but comparing both side by side i would also buy the expensive ones again
 

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CapitalView has good points, so if you aren't cool with a "brand" overseas basically pirating a design from someone else, then support the companies who have done the R&D. If you are a brand whor e like some people, buy the more expensive ones.

Some people have claimed the cheap ones have locked up. I have owned maybe 5 sets of cheap ebay levers and never had that problem.
I do know the more expensive ones have much better tolerances and dont wobble nearly as much as the ones I have owned.
My Brembo Lever (Yes, just one lever) costs ~$160 to replace. It doesnt have that wobbly feeling my cheap ebay ones did.


Will a cheap set of levers work just fine? Has for me, and many other people.
Will a cheap set of levers be perfect? Nope.
Will a cheap set of levers lock up? Maybe. Some people have claimed this. I have never had the problem.
Would I pay more than $100 for levers? Not if I can help it. I am hoping I dont ever have to replace my Brembo lever lol. I think there is a CRG or Pazzo replacement that costs $100 instead of the $160 from Brembo.
EDIT: Pazzo replacement is only $50, but only half of the lever. An entire replacement is ~$100 from LightTech. couldnt find another brand but I am sure there are more.
Would I buy cheap levers again? Yes, as long as they fit my Master.
 

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I have the CRG GP clutch lever/perch. It works perfectly. Makes the clutch so much smoother than the stock one. Very expensive though. I got mine used though. I also have the Super Sport lever that I used on my SV650. It is very nice also.

Either will work for you. CRG levers are also very nice. MUCH better than any Chinese knockoffs.
Yeah, the CRG GP levers are the top of the line CRG models. I got a CRG RC2 for my clutch and Brembo 15 RCS master cylinder/brake lever. I was waiting for the matching Brembo clutch but to my knowledge, they still haven't released it for the R3.

As far as the CRG clutch CapitalView or anyone else, did you have any issues with the clutch switch, or did you just use the lever and not the lever and perch? I haven't installed my engine guards, CRG RC2 clutch, or Brembo 15 CRS and P4 caliper yet. Plan to do it this week. I looked at my RC2 clutch lever and perch and there is a mount for the clutch switch underneath but wondering if there is any modification or parts swapping involved other than the bushing?
 

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i also went with the crg rc2 just installed some cheap ones on my brothers grom and fitment was ok but the hardware was loose overall it works but comparing both side by side i would also buy the expensive ones again
Are those CRG Rc2 shorty levers ?

I just purchased the CRG RC2 levers in standard size in black with red clicker from Hardracing.com they had the best price I could find.
 

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Here is the plug and the location of what needs to be jumped. I picked up a bunch of plug ends so I could just insert them into the plug without having to worry about the jumper falling out. I do need to cover it up though so no water gets in.





Here are the pics of the clutch perches I have.







 

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Thank You R0b0tN1nja_BKNY for the Speigler Brake line set. Installed today 30 min. Really nice and more simplified compared to the OEM. You can tell with the front for sure it's more responsive. Nice color choice with the break lines also. Thank You Again. And a shout out to Jesse with Yamaharacing.com for all his information on his blogs and web site.
 
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