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 Post subject: grafton help please
PostPosted: Tue Nov 21, 2006 9:50 pm 
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do these look complete? google translation is poor but it suggests they may be missing parts,or is he just saying that to cover himself?? or does anyone have any purple ones to sell me?!?!?

http://makeashorterlink.com/?B4BE12C3E


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 21, 2006 10:01 pm 
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http://cgi.ebay.de/GRAFTON-SPEEDCONTROL ... dZViewItem

He says it could be that they are not complete :?

From the pic I can't see whether they are complete. Poor pic. Possibly missing seals nicely hidden by tape. I think he thinks buyers like surprises.


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 21, 2006 10:04 pm 
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well theres no mounting bolts,are these specific like some?


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 21, 2006 10:05 pm 
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I use mine with brakeboosters and they work


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 21, 2006 10:09 pm 
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The seals on both sides of the canti, 8 in total, and I do not mean the o-rings, are by far the most important items. Often you see Graftons offered with missing several. For as far I know they can't be sourced, except for going the route of buying another pair.


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Those seals dont do diddly squat to be honest! :D


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 22, 2006 9:55 am 
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So far never tried, but without them it is aluminium on aluminium and with some moisture and sand the cantis will maybe wear 3 times more quickly :roll:


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as long as they pivot ok i can live with stripping them down every few months.


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If you're going to actually ride them I'd save your £$E & get some M900 XTR as they're actually better brakes.


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 22, 2006 12:52 pm 
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the rest of the bike is mostly xc pro though so i either get suntour or something purple,shimano just wouldnt go :( it currently has onza HO's on it but im not a huge fan of these.


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