Cheers, I bought one of those, it should work.
So I bought a new frame and rival 1 disc brakes. Frame is completely standard but I read in this thread, that I still need an adaptor for the fork? So I would need the Sram flat mount adapter 0F/20F, is this correct?
A set of brakes should come with the adapter. But yes, that is the one your need.
I need to check that when I’m back home. But I think I haven’t seen them in the box and I checked with the shop I ordered. Discs and adapters not included.
For Discs I got the rounded 2-piece Sram centerlines and Hope they’re good.
If I heavily suspect I've got the the Dreaded Shimano Calliper Leak (been riding in the dry for a month and the brand new pads on the brand new rotor have started making "the sound" just like multiple pads have done after a month) what are my options to:
Prove once and for all I have the leak (I've read I could wedge a spacer with some tissue paper on it between the callipers and then bungee the levers down overnight?)
Fix the leak (Do I need a new calliper or should I take a punt on taking the old calliper apart? If its worth taking a punt on taking the calliper apart what will I need for that, I'm guessing at least a bleed kit? anything else? more oil? funny driver bits? replacement o rings? weird lubes? If I'm buying a new calliper can I just get any shimano post mount hydro calliper and it should work with my 105-5800 series brifters (the ugly ones))
Components are all long out of warranty.
Buy my calipers. Or buy Hope RX4 like I did .
Get a new calliper. No spare parts for the leaky calliper.
You can source a replacement o-ring, just not from Shimano I thought?
Might not be the seal that's gone though. Scratched / cracked piston, gouged calliper body or some crappy forging on Shimano's part. Who knows. Replacement calliper at £30 will most likely solve it with minimal ball ache though.
You we're actually right. Havent seen them because the calipers are already installed to them. Got confused while reading the thread!
Now I just need to install them correctly. But I can do it in helicopters, I'll probably be fine. Sucks I cant use our 1500psi bleeding system, though! :D
I dunno, if that Royal Navy advert is anything to go by I wouldn't trust a Helicopter engineer with my bikes... ;)
Well, I worked for the German Navy SAR for the last 11 Years. And I wouldn’t let a Royal Navy engineer touch my helicopter. These English sea kings were filthy! Changing over to polar exploration now and civil standards are even stricter. I think my bikes are doing fine! ;)
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