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16-Sep-2011, 09:40 PM
can i fit different rotors to my formula k18 brakes, 180mm discs, e.g. shimano etc. if better to stick to same formula then no problem, just wondering as £37 for new formula rotors and can pick up shimano rotors much cheaper, but if it compromising the quality of the brakes i will just pay the extra, just finished west highland way and need a few spares for the bike, think it was the wettest weekend in months and bikes took a lot of abuse. if anyone doing mind spare pads as the grinding paste destroyed our brakes.
16-Sep-2011, 10:59 PM
Should be fine to mix makes as long as they follow the same format. The Shimano ones use their own 'centre lock' fitting but most others use the standard 6 bolt.
Could check out Superstar Components (http://superstar.tibolts.co.uk/index.php?cPath=50&osCsid=fbf0687e1f239e8d39ea09db90f824fc) their pads are well rated and at those prices the discs must be worth trying at least.
Check the reviews first of course.
16-Sep-2011, 11:45 PM
Shimano do 6 bolt too.
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