[Es2] custom RS2 caliper brackets: feeler post

Richard Tanimura richard.tanimura at gmail.com
Mon May 9 17:00:18 EDT 2005


Just some BTDT. I have a Euro S2. 

I have upgraded my calipers to RS2s. Using the RS2 brackets on S2 hubs
over A8 disks is fine. EXCEPT that I found (and others as well) the
you need to use a number of washers between the bracket and the hub to
get the caliper centered on the disk AND washers between the bracket
and the caliper to get the caliper spaced correctly from the center of
the disk.

So the real cat's pajamas would be to have modified RS2 brackets that
add the thickness of those washers to the bracket itself. That would
make the caliper upgrade a true bolt-on.

Just my $0.02 CAD


On 5/9/05, Ben Klumper <bklumper at mdbworld.com> wrote:
> I was able to obtain an OEM RS2 caliper bracket which is currently being replicated at a local machine shop from 1/2" (12.7mm) steel angle. The one-off mock-up will be ready on Friday for my inspection. If I like it (ie: if it is an EXACT dimensional copy) then I will be ordering a pair for myself. Obviously it is more cost effective to run multiple sets so I'd like to ask if anyone would be interested in a set for themselves. If I can get 10 people for a 'group purchase', the cost would be $120 CDN/pair ($95 USD/pair) plus shipping which is less than half the cost of the OEM. I will snap a few pics of the prototype when I pick it up.
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