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Old 11-27-11, 05:42 PM   #1
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Converting front 160mm disc to 180mm

I'm making leaping assumptions here:

Switching over a front 160mm disc (BB7) to a 180mm disc; can this be done without replacing calipers - or is this a completely different caliper system along with the rotor itself?
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Old 11-27-11, 05:56 PM   #2
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you want the Mechanics forum
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Old 11-27-11, 06:39 PM   #3
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All you need is a new 180 spacer/adaptor for your caliper.
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Spacer? You need a 180mm adapter. What this looks like depends on whether your fork is post-mount or IS.
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Sweet, thanks.

Sorry Hairnet, I probably could have asked there as well. I'll be more thinking in the future, mate.
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