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    New Rotors!

    I just went and bought brand new 8" Hope Gothic rotors. They are already on and they look great. I dont have a digital camera, sorry no pics.

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    Where can I buy them over here? Ive looekd and cant seem to find anywhere.

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    I dont know, I got them at a LBS.

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    what did you pay?

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    $135 for both

    A little steep, but i had $180 store credit there and they had nothing else I really wanted, so i said what the heck. I have noticed they run cooler and they clean the dirt and mud out of the calipers alot better. Also the six screws that hold them on, that comewith them are huge and bulky, and they are allen wrench so they dont strip as easily.

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    How much difference do new rotors make?

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    none! but they look cool

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    Ya, no real big difference, only little things. Looks are the main reason to get new rotors, or if your old rotors are bent outta whack too much to even bother with bending back.

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    Quote Originally Posted by norcodirtjumper
    $135 for both
    and they are allen wrench so they dont strip as easily.
    I've found the opposite to be true.

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    Quote Originally Posted by norcodirtjumper
    $135 for both

    A little steep, but i had $180 store credit there and they had nothing else I really wanted, so i said what the heck. I have noticed they run cooler and they clean the dirt and mud out of the calipers alot better. Also the six screws that hold them on, that comewith them are huge and bulky, and they are allen wrench so they dont strip as easily.

    Good call, thats what I switched to. I hate torx.

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    The only cool thing I found with the bolts that come with the Gothics is the fact that they are chrome as opposed to the matte finish of the Torx bolts that came with my Avids

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    135 bucks for two normal rotors seems a bit high. You should have gotten the two piece ones. They dont squeal.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dirtbike
    135 bucks for two normal rotors seems a bit high. You should have gotten the two piece ones. They dont squeal.
    Mine don't squeel either

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dirtbike
    135 bucks for two normal rotors seems a bit high. You should have gotten the two piece ones. They dont squeal.
    Come live in Aus for a while, we get drilled when it comes to bike equipment besause there isn't that big a market down here. We could easily pay $80-$90 dollars for ONE standard Hayes 8inch rotor.
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    Maybe high prices are the reason there isnt much market down there...

    Have you had any luck with ebay?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hopper
    Come live in Aus for a while, we get drilled when it comes to bike equipment besause there isn't that big a market down here. We could easily pay $80-$90 dollars for ONE standard Hayes 8inch rotor.
    Wow for those prices it should come with this

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    Make sure you get the one that creates a warming sensation.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dirtbike


    Make sure you get the one that creates a warming sensation.
    I'm not sure warming would be desirable for him if you follow my meaning.


    (Relax Hopper you know perfectly well I'm joking)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Raiyn
    Wow for those prices it should come with this
    Nice... wait a minute, I'm insulted... I WILL KILL YOU mwahahaha...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hopper
    Nice... wait a minute, I'm insulted... I WILL KILL YOU mwahahaha...
    If you're feeling froggy. Jump.
    This is so going to end up modded out

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    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...152849887&rd=1
    Shipping to australia couldnt be that bad.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dirtbike
    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...152849887&rd=1
    Shipping to australia couldnt be that bad.
    Customs and duty will kill you every time

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    Would it still come to over 100 bucks? Thats a pretty good reason not to live in australia.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dirtbike
    Would it still come to over 100 bucks? Thats a pretty good reason not to live in australia.
    No idea. It just might though

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    We'd get killed in custoims and taxes. Oh well I guess I'll put up with it, we get a lot of good stuff down here. We can get some stuff pretty sheap fro ma NZ company because they send it through some NZ company and we don't get taxed on it. If it costs less than $400, somehow someone got a new Cromotoze DH frame and it was "accidently" marked that it cost less than $400 and he got super cheap shipping with no duties.
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