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  1. #1
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    785 compatible with 960?

    Can anyone tell me if 785 levers are compatible with 960 calipers??

    I have one lever and two calipers...just wondering if buying another lever is worth the gamble.

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    I've seen people mix and match shimano levers and calipers before with great results. I can't think of any reason why it wouldn't work, but can't say for sure that it will.

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    For that matter, you can mix brands as long as you keep the oilers and the brake fluid ones apart.

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    I tried SLX M660 levers on some 960 XTR calipers and they just don't feel "right".

    The levers, as with 785, are servo-wave and the calipers are not designed to work with them.

    Try setting up the one set and see if it works.

    Report back!

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