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Swapping rotors

AirienteerAirienteer Posts: 695
edited April 2009 in MTB workshop & tech
I currently run Hayes Stroker Rydes with 165mm Hayes rotors. Can I directly swap the rotors for Magura rotors (also 165mm) or will I need different mounts? Thanks

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  • nicklousenicklouse Posts: 81,520 Lives Here
    as the diameter is the same you will not need to change the adaptors.

    if they fit or clear the caliper you will have to see.

    May i ask why? when you are not changing the size?
    "Do not follow where the path may lead, Go instead where there is no path, and Leave a Trail."
    Parktools :?:SheldonBrown
  • AirienteerAirienteer Posts: 695
    I've bent one of the rotors badly and I can get a Magura one off a friend for cheap.
  • nicklousenicklouse Posts: 81,520 Lives Here
    straighten it

    Look in the tech links sticky.
    "Do not follow where the path may lead, Go instead where there is no path, and Leave a Trail."
    Parktools :?:SheldonBrown
  • AirienteerAirienteer Posts: 695
    I thought about this but heard it can weaken the rotor. Of course that could be complete bull....
  • nicklousenicklouse Posts: 81,520 Lives Here
    how badly bent is it?
    "Do not follow where the path may lead, Go instead where there is no path, and Leave a Trail."
    Parktools :?:SheldonBrown
  • AirienteerAirienteer Posts: 695
    The wheel struggles to turn when its in the caliper. I haven't actually taken the rotor off yet to see what it's like when layed on a flat surface.
  • nicklousenicklouse Posts: 81,520 Lives Here
    i would have a go first. read the link and see how it goes.
    "Do not follow where the path may lead, Go instead where there is no path, and Leave a Trail."
    Parktools :?:SheldonBrown
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