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My cantilever posts are too close for v-brake?

I'm trying to put a standard Shimano v-brake on the fork of my touring bike that came with cantilever brakes. After installing the brake, the pads are so close together that there's not enough room for the wheel. The spherical washers on the pads are already in the increased clearance arrangement. Does this mean that it's impossible to use a v-brake on this bike, or are there other models of v-brake or brake pad that have more clearance?
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