Classic & Vintage - Wheel guides
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01-14-13, 02:12 AM
I'm looking for the triangular wheel guides that were used on Shimano 600 EX brake calipers from the late 70's and early 80's (other makes/models may work?) Any leads appreciated... cheers
in the photo below, they are mounted behind the brake pads and hang below...
01-14-13, 09:21 AM
Check with your LBS, if you have built a good repoire, they will dig through their bins for you.
01-14-13, 09:29 AM
Do you have any pics? Looking a Velobase they seem to have both wire or flat steel/alloy guides
I'll have to look I may have some alloy type but I am not sureif I have all four, or what brakes they went to.
01-21-13, 02:51 AM
shown below is the shimano 600 ex brake caliper (short reach)... the guides are attached behind the brake pad and hang below... the originals were alloy, but I have seen replacements in steel... (since like mine, the alloy tend to fatigue and break...) I'll take whatever I can find, preferably the alloy... I only need one at the moment, but will take as many as I can find... also of note... the little rubber grip wheels on the top of the adjusters are equally hard to find (if yer poking about...)
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