[Es2] custom RS2 caliper brackets: feeler post
richard.tanimura at gmail.com
Tue May 10 00:42:28 EDT 2005
No, the early A8's.
On 5/9/05, Miller, Chris <chris.miller at infofoundry.com> wrote:
> Which A8 disks, the 323's? I used no washers on mine.
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> To: Ben Klumper
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> Subject: Re: [Es2] custom RS2 caliper brackets: feeler post
> 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.
> > Ben
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