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Old 03-31-03, 10:05 PM   #1
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Difference between 6" and 8" disk rotors

Hi,

I just found out that my Bruzza only has 6" brake rotors instead of the 8" that they first came with.

So, what's the difference in terms of benefits.
Are the 8" ones more powerful in terms of stopping power ?

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Old 03-31-03, 10:44 PM   #2
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25% is the theory...8 inches are more powerful and cool quicker due to the size.
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Old 03-31-03, 10:56 PM   #3
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Damn..I feel ripped off, although I guess it isn't going to make a big deal to me for what I do but I would really have liked to have the bigger ones. They look cooler too !

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6 inches should be plenty.



For.. uh... your rotors anyway.
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What the heck is this? Rotor Envy? Everyone knows it's not the size it's how you use them! ROFLMAO Mael is perfectly correct.
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So true... if you're constantly locking them up and cant modulate them correctly it doesn't matter how big your rotors are
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You've gotta have some compassion for those guys with Premature Lock-Up. Perhaps they should loosen their grip?
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Damn..I feel ripped off, although I guess it isn't going to make a big deal to me for what I do but I would really have liked to have the bigger ones. They look cooler too !

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I do dh, technical xc and light freeriding and am a ryno rider and still use 6...you will be more than fine with 6.

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Man I musta been tired with that mistake haha

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O.k., since no one has said it yet, the big difference is 2"! j/k.

You'll be fine with the smaller ones, sometimes the bigger ones are more than you need!

Jeez, we all need to go for a ride or sumthing!

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Yep...I was kind of aware that there was tha 2" difference :-)
I cannot wait to get this bike. I should be getting it later today or tomorrow after they switch over the stuff from my old bike (i.e. the fender, computer etc).

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Sawheet! I know you are stoked about it. Remember, get a digital pic of it and post it here. We prefer muddy and/or bloody shots!

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Werd... no falls, no balls.
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Sawheet! I know you are stoked about it. Remember, get a digital pic of it and post it here. We prefer muddy and/or bloody shots!

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I already have one pic but it is a boring, clean bike shot - no mud, no blood !

Will try for muddy - not too sure about bloody but I am sure that will happen sooner than later.

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