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    Special Washer for toe-in on older brakes

    Hey all. So I busted an arm on a pair of universal super 68's trying to toe them in. Only to find out that you're not supposed to toe those in because they are notorious for breaking...

    Anyhow, someone mentioned that there are washers you can get that are thicker on one side than the other to help toe in without bending the arm. Does such a thing exist? I know I could make one, but if something like that exists, would be much easier on me.

    BTW, this was also posted in the classic forum (sorry for the cross-post).

    thanks.

    Sean.

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    I've seen 'em but don't know where you could specifically buy them. Probably the easiest option is just to ask your LBS, since most of them have lots of bins of small random parts. If that doesn't work try www.loosescrews.com which is very good for small old parts.
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    I saw your post in the C and V forum, and it seemed a good solution would be spherical washers. Is that not the case? If it is, a bike shop should have some cheap, or free, as they're used on every v-brake made and are very, very common-

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