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 Post subject: U brake replcement
PostPosted: Wed Sep 26, 2007 10:13 pm 
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Dont know if this has been done before, But the U brake on my GT was pants so today i had a play about with an old Magura and it worked. take a look

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Just turn the mounting brackets upside down and they just about fit 8) bit of a squeeze with a 2.3 tyre on though


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PostPosted: Wed Sep 26, 2007 10:35 pm 
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What year are those Magura? Please :D


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PostPosted: Wed Sep 26, 2007 10:36 pm 
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tintin40 wrote:
What year are those Magura? Please :D


Not to sure to be honest, but i think fred and wilma had them on there car :lol:


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That looks truth :lol: But your lucky as the new Mag's don't fit U boss's Much to my cost :(


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Didnt realise there was much difference in the mounting brackets, I bought a newer model off here and the brackets looked very similar, the levers were totally diferent but the rest looked the same.

I had to file out where the boss fits but only a tiny bit, but i put that down to the alloy being squashed through over tightening though.


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PostPosted: Wed Sep 26, 2007 11:01 pm 
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I see. the bosses are about 1.2mm dia bigger for U I plan ti fit Mags to my Trimble. Try again as they are really good brakes. :D


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