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Old 10-01-22, 04:10 PM
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Shimano XTR-M9100 Brake Caliper Install Issue

Hey everyone -

I'm installing these XTR brakes on my Santa Cruz Highball, but the angle of the caliper and the angle of the frame hole for the internal routing results in this kink in the hose near the caliper. Since there is no banjo bolt, it doesn't seem like I can tweak the angle of the hose exiting the caliper. Will this be ok? If not, what could I do?




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Your photo cuts it off so I can't see the amount of free cable between frame and brake, but my first instinct is to cut the cable longer leaving more free length for the cable to take a more graceful curve.

If that's nit an option, consider improvising a metal noodle for the top of then caliper, leading to the cable more in line with it's route.
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Not sure what FB is talking about but your hose is too short. At least that part is too short.
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Originally Posted by cxwrench View Post
Not sure what FB is talking about but your hose is too short. At least that part is too short.
Either that, your you need to pull more hose through the frame from the lever end.
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Sorry a phrase got dropped when i wrote this on my phone. I've gone back and edited it to make it clearer.
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