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PostPosted: Fri Jan 25, 2013 11:04 pm 
Old School Hero

Joined: Tue Jul 17, 2012 6:09 pm
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Location: Hexham
I have 2 pairs of brake calipers, both of which have internal Allen key fittings to fit them to the bike, but the bike is a nut fitting. I don't want to drill the frame and forks so can I get new pivot bolts or should I just sell them and buy some more brakes with the right fittings
Cheers John

 Post subject: Campagnolo Calipers
PostPosted: Sat Jan 26, 2013 1:10 am 
Old School Hero
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Location: Southend-on-Sea, Essex, Uk

One of your current front calipers should fit the rear of your frame by replacing the recessed Allen nut with a normal nyloc nut. Then you just need to replace the pivot bolt in one of the rear calipers with a front nutted pivot bolt. They don't pop on eBay that often, so I've got them before from

They are described as "Brake centre spindle front nut fitting #2012" under the "Stock List" link and are £23.00.

Also bear in mind that a front nutted pivot bolt from loads of other cheaper brakes will also do the job in your Campagnolo calipers and is virtually impossible to spot once fitted.

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