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Old 05-24-18, 10:09 PM
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Brake Centering Bolts

Bike is a Dahon, early 26" wheel model (I'm told their first "full size") with cross pull brakes, the ones where the cable pulls accross the top between the arms. Each side has a tiny hex drive (allen) bolt, about 2mm in dia to adjust the spring tension on that side to center the pads when released. Does anyone know a source for these (previous owner used vice grip to adjust!), or what the thread is?

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Old 05-24-18, 10:18 PM
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V brake? which one?
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Pull a screw out and take it to a GOOD real hardware store (true value/ace etc) or fastener dealer. They will be happy to measure the threads and sell you what you need

https://www.fastenal.com/en/1767/virginia

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