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bostondrunk
05-02-2008, 09:12 PM
When installing the brake and shifter cable housing into the back of the STI levers, are you supposed to have an end cap on the housing??

coylifut
05-02-2008, 09:19 PM
I highly suggest it. If not, the plastic will eventually ride up exposing the coil.

dave thompson
05-02-2008, 10:37 PM
Shifter cables yes, brake cables no.

11.4
05-03-2008, 01:29 AM
Shifter cables yes, brake cables no.

Correct. If you put on an end-cap, the cable won't go all the way into its seat. Ultimately, especially with a plastic end-cap, it'll crimp and work its way down into the seat but mess up the cable.

bostondrunk
05-03-2008, 04:53 AM
thx!