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Old 12-16-07, 10:59 AM   #1
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Post to IS adapter?

Got a new 2008 Fox fork the thing is it has a post mount for the disc brake caliper do I need to buy new caliper or do they make a adapter for my IS?
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There are a gazillion adapters to match various styles of calipers to various combinations of forks and disc sizes. Good luck!
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There's a chance that you won't need an adaptor. I've worked on bikes with post mounts where the caliper just bolted directly onto the fork. Adaptors are pretty easy to get in my experience. Hope this helps..
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Theres like 2 pages in the QBP catalog for disc brake adapters. go to a bike shop as them for a disc brake adapter for your model of brake (note your disc size because the adapter changes with disc size)

Better yet, what make, model, year, disc size brake do you have, I can look it up for you.
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There's a chance that you won't need an adaptor. I've worked on bikes with post mounts where the caliper just bolted directly onto the fork. Adaptors are pretty easy to get in my experience. Hope this helps..
I don't have a whole lot of experience with various disc brake systems, but from what I have seen, many calipers are already set up for post mount, then you need an adapter to attach it to IS. So, you will probably be okay. When I switched out forks from IS to Post, I just removed the IS adaptor on the caliper and installed.
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What brakes are you running?
What size rotor?

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