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Shimano M575 8" Rotor?

astormattastormatt Posts: 79
edited June 2010 in MTB workshop & tech
Hi all, can i change the 6" rotor to an 8"? Apart from a Shimano 8" rotor, what else do i need?
I dont really want to replace the whole front brake set up due to cost as i have only just bought the bike.(have not even got it yet, delivery will be in 2 weeks due to no stock!)
The bike is a 2010 Kona Stinky Six.

Cheers, Matt

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  • nicklousenicklouse Posts: 50,675 Lives Here
    well first off do you really need to change it?

    is the fork warranted for a 203mm disc?

    you will also meed the correct adaptor.
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  • astormattastormatt Posts: 79
    I have ridden a few bikes with a bigger front discs and i prefer them for my style of riding.
    I actually want a 180mm front rotor than a 203mm, glad you picked upon that.
    As far as i can work out all i need is a Shimano mount adapter front post to IS 180mm and a 180mm XT 6 bolt disc rotor.
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