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I'm running XT hydros, and would like to go from a 6" dsic in the front to 7". Where do I find the right adaptor for this? My fork is a Vanilla with 51 mm spacing on the calip[er bolts. I've looked at Procepoint, Jenson, Universal, etc.

Has anyone else made this upgrade? Where did you get your adaptor?

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You do not need to use Shimano adapters. IS and postmount are standardized enough. If you have a postmount caliper, you can use a hayes or a formula adapter. The new hayes adapters are lighter than they used to be and generally cheaper&easier to come by than shimanos.
 

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Jim Beam said:
I'm running XT hydros, and would like to go from a 6" dsic in the front to 7". Where do I find the right adaptor for this? My fork is a Vanilla with 51 mm spacing on the calip[er bolts. I've looked at Procepoint, Jenson, Universal, etc.

Has anyone else made this upgrade? Where did you get your adaptor?

Thx
A rear 160mm adapter used on the front will give you +20mm.
 

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Come on guys, read closer!

Homebrew said:
A rear 160mm adapter used on the front will give you +20mm.
I'm looking for WHERE to get the damn thing!

Besides ordering from my glacially-paced LBS.
 

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If you're having a hard time finding it online, why not just go to your LBS? It takes us about a week to get a special order in.
 

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I did the same upgrade some months ago. I am located in Germany and got the adaptor and rotor from switzerland, but with the Shimano part numbers you could search around for a US supplier

IS to IS 180mm adapter: SM-MA-F180S/S
IS to Postmount 180mm adapter: SM-MA-F180S/P

Good luck,
Cris

 

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Jim Beam said:
I'm looking for WHERE to get the damn thing!

Besides ordering from my glacially-paced LBS.
I got a Hayes 160mm rear adatper from my LBS and using it on the front with a Post Mount Magura Louise caliper with a 180mm rotor. Works fine. You can get these pretty much any shop (local or online). Where have you looked that didn't have one?

 
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