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Quick question. I've got an 05 Prophet 2000 with XT disc brakes and the Carbon Lefty Max fork. What parts specifcially do I need to put an 8" rotor on the front? I assume it is just an 8" rotor and an adaptor...??? But I have no idea who makes them or where to buy. Anyone who has done this or knows how I'd appreciate your insight. Thanks,
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You will need what ever adapter converts your brake caplier to 8", this should come from your brake manufacturer. Beyond that you will only need a rotor. The factory boot is cleared for and 8" rotor.

I switched my Prophet to 7" Avid Jucies in about 10 min. Great upgrade.
 

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What raelx said.

You need a Shimano International Standard (IS) to 8" front adaptor, and an 8" rotor. THat is it.
 

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How 'bout a brakeless lefty?

damion said:
You need a Shimano International Standard (IS) to 8" front adaptor, and an 8" rotor. THat is it.
For a build with a lefty, what would be needed to install an 8" rotor? I would assume the Shimano adaptor wouldn't be needed, but would I still need some type of adaptor to put on an 8" rotor for a Juicy 7?
 

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Correct.

ToastR said:
For a build with a lefty, what would be needed to install an 8" rotor? I would assume the Shimano adaptor wouldn't be needed, but would I still need some type of adaptor to put on an 8" rotor for a Juicy 7?
You will need an Avid IS to 8" adaptor for the front wheel.
 

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Not like that.

TheProphet said:
Yes it will make a difference once I break it in. Oh it will stop me faster then I probably need to be stopped.
You will be able to do brake endo's, but what I like about the 8" up front is less arm pump. That, and stopping on pavement from 50-0 mph is 3-4 car lengths with 1 finger on each lever. You will never want for brake power again.
 

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*waiting for new QBP catalog to show up at the shop so I can order the 180mm Marta conversion kit*
 
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