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What to do with down tube shift bosses on SS/Fixies(3 posts)

What to do with down tube shift bosses on SS/FixiesDave Hickey
Jul 13, 2002 4:52 PM
Sorry for the bad picture. I bought these at an autoparts store. They dice used to hold license plate frames in place. I had to retap the threads of the bosses.
Kinda Kitchy...(nm)Lone Gunman
Jul 13, 2002 5:06 PM
Unaerodynamic. Couldn't find 8-balls?Humma Hah
Jul 15, 2002 2:46 PM
Now, in my case, the '74 Paramount did not have brazed-on shifter bosses. It evidently started life with parts that clamped on to hold cable runs and the shifter bosses. The only paint damage (and it is minor) is where those were removed.

So I'm off to the auto parts store, too, for some touch-up paint.