Lowering peg and rear brake lever clearance

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  1. PhoenixOO10

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    I got my hands on some Honda footpeg lowering blocks. They are made for a Honda CB500, but most Honda footpegs are the same. They fit perfectly except for the brake side. The peg interferes with the bend in the rear brake lever.

    Does anyone know of another brake lever that fits the VFR, but it doesn't have the outward bend? I know a lot of parts are very similar across different models, but it's hard to tell with pictures online. I'm hoping someone has some in person experience. I can weld, so adding mounting tabs for the springs is totally possible.
     
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    I'm looking to fit some peg lowering blocks myself, they are not genuine Honda though, just of ebay, interested to see how yours turn out.
     
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    I run the Buell pegs and just heated and bent the rear brake lever. Hit it with a propane torch until it looked a bit sweaty, then bent carefully. I did not take it off the bike.
     
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    I will probably give that a try. Thanks for the advice!
     
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