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Old 08-19-15, 08:29 AM
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Originally Posted by dwmckee View Post
Try a short piece of a steel or brass tube fitted over the axle and to sit inside the drops, Just be sure the pieces are shorter than your fork thickness so the QR still bites on the fork. Be sure it does not affect rotor alignment with the pads.
If you do this, or any other shim, be certain the qr ends still sit above the lawyer's lips. As noted, these are essential to be sure your front wheel stays in place under disc braking loads. Don't rely on just the qr's clamping force.
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