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Old 02-06-17, 03:53 PM
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Certainly neither company would suggest it. Officially Tektro does not suggest the use of Shimano mineral oil in their brakes, although I've heard reports of it going OK. The XT calipers are designed around Shimano's Servo-Wave mechanism. The Hylex calipers work quite well, and there's a major chance that the Shimano calipers would work very badly, so I'd go with the Hylex calipers.
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