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Old 08-10-2009, 09:08 AM   #31
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I bought a 320mm rotor kit from Boxxerparts ...

Soooo... what's your verdict? Any reason *not* to swap to 320disc (e.g. more prone to rock hits)? Any diff in weight?

A (relevant I hop) aside: why do brake lines end with rigid tubing? If you go with SS, why not flex line all the way to caliper?

Looks good!
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Old 08-10-2009, 10:46 AM   #32
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Soooo... what's your verdict? Any reason *not* to swap to 320disc (e.g. more prone to rock hits)? Any diff in weight?

A (relevant I hop) aside: why do brake lines end with rigid tubing? If you go with SS, why not flex line all the way to caliper?

Looks good!
It's only been on for one ride to work (this morning!) so it is still bedding in...

Definately heavier than the stock rotor.... not too worried about rock kits, although it is a valid concern.

I'm running a SS line from the master cylinder to the caliper.
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your bike is suitably dirty. Well done.
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Old 08-10-2009, 11:23 AM   #33
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It's only been on for one ride to work (this morning!) so it is still bedding in...

Definately heavier than the stock rotor.... not too worried about rock kits, although it is a valid concern.

I'm running a SS line from the master cylinder to the caliper.
Cool. Will be really curious to hear your evaluation.

I'm also kind of suprised it's heavier. Bigger diameter but looks a lot more "airy"...
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Old 08-10-2009, 06:02 PM   #34
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I've had the kit on my bike for a while and really like the way they work, good two finger lockup. No complaints. Easy install w/ no fuss.
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Old 08-17-2009, 07:20 AM   #35
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It's only been on for one ride to work (this morning!) so it is still bedding in...

Definately heavier than the stock rotor.... not too worried about rock kits, although it is a valid concern.

I'm running a SS line from the master cylinder to the caliper.
Sooo.... what's your verdict Solo?
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Old 08-25-2009, 12:35 PM   #36
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Sooo.... what's your verdict Solo?
Gonna take ride number 2 tomorrow... no further opinions available yet!
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Old 11-13-2009, 01:46 PM   #37
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OK,

Who wants a 320mm rotor for their G/S or ST? Check the flea Market!

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showt...1#post11374661
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Old 11-13-2009, 02:08 PM   #38
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OK,

Who wants a 320mm rotor for their G/S or ST? Check the flea Market!

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showt...1#post11374661

Hope this doesn't reflect a negative review!
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Old 11-13-2009, 02:14 PM   #39
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Hope this doesn't reflect a negative review!
Not at all, I still have this set-up on mine!
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Old 06-17-2010, 09:54 AM   #40
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An update:

I just changed out some EBC pads that I threw in with the new 320mm rotor with some Galfer "green's".. the EBC's were wooden, and didn't seem to work very well at all.

The Galfer's, in only the first 20 miles (and not being fully bedded in) are a revelation! In the first five stops I have noticed a significant lower effort to stop quickly.... so far I am very impressed with the Galfer's in combination with the 320mm rotor.
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Old 06-17-2010, 01:09 PM   #41
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Thanks for the report Solo. Where can one get the Galfer pads?
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Old 06-17-2010, 02:07 PM   #42
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Thanks for the report Solo. Where can one get the Galfer pads?
I got mine from www.cyclebrakes.com , they supplied my custom stainless steel brake line as well...
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Old 06-17-2010, 02:51 PM   #43
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+1. Thanks for lettin' us know about it.

I think I'm going to ask Santa Mom for a 320 rotor for christmas this year. The one for the DR is only $200. Man I'm glad I swapped those forks.
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Old 06-17-2010, 03:22 PM   #44
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+1. Thanks for lettin' us know about it.

I think I'm going to ask Santa Mom for a 320 rotor for christmas this year. The one for the DR is only $200. Man I'm glad I swapped those forks.
While some BMW purists may call you a heretic, I say a hearty "Thank you" for increasing the value of my stock G/S
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Old 06-17-2010, 03:25 PM   #45
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