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Old 09-30-07, 04:37 PM   #1
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Pissed!!! (can i say that)

ok well i just learned that not only is my front disk brakes pads are ruined due to lube dripping down the fork from the seals but now my back brakes dont work..gonna get bb7's with 8 inchers anyways
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8 inches in that back is kind of a waste, even if you weigh three hundred pounds a 160mm disc will lock up the rear brake, besides you would have to look at wheather the frame and the fork can handle a 8 inch rotor
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8 inches in that back is kind of a waste, even if you weigh three hundred pounds a 160mm disc will lock up the rear brake, besides you would have to look at wheather the frame and the fork can handle a 8 inch rotor
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ya i know 8 would look pretty rediculas in the back and im pretty sure the fork is up to it.
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8 inches in that back is kind of a waste, even if you weigh three hundred pounds a 160mm disc will lock up the rear brake, besides you would have to look at wheather the frame and the fork can handle a 8 inch rotor
Yes, because it's all about locking power, not heat dissipation or anything .
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Yes, because it's all about locking power, not heat dissipation or anything .
regardless, unless his frame is designed for it, an 8 in. rotor likely will not physically fit.
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i have 6" rotors front/rear, plenty of braking power for me in the back, i like to laugh at my friends dj bike build, with 8" discs, pretty pointless
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regardless, unless his frame is designed for it, an 8 in. rotor likely will not physically fit.
My Jamis wasn't, I put on a washer and it works fine now.
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