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How to modify Danco handles to work on Valley II faucets

I have Valley II Y28405-74 wide set faucets throughout my home. Valley is OOB and replacement handles for same are available from Danco, however, the Danco handles do not have the molded in piece that comes down to hit the "stop" molded into the faucet stems so that the handle stops turning when the water is shut off. Is there someway to "modify" the Danco handles so that they will stop turning when they are in the right position for the water to be shut off?

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Do not modify the handles, just buy the pieces missing. they are available through Danco. Even though i prefer using original parts.

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