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Old 09-30-2010, 12:49 AM   #496
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The Ohio Cafe Racer Web site has a good list of what fits what - hopefully some computor geek will link us to the ones that fit Airheads- Im to dumb to.
good info, http://www.ohiocaferacers.com/OCRTubeSizes.pdf
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Old 09-30-2010, 05:17 AM   #497
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They also have a listing on stem bearings.

Airhead bearings are 28mm bore x 52 x16, top and bottom.

52 x 16 mm bearings are also availible in 25 and 30 mm bore , so forks with a combination of 25. 28 or 30 mm bore stem bearing should be a relatively easy swap.
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Old 09-30-2010, 06:12 AM   #498
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because i'm okay with the rest of the front end, i just wanted more stopping power.


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is there any reason why people are not just replacing the whole front end, wont be that much more expensive from a breakers yard, then you get the handling benefit and chop the springs to your needs. i know honda and suzuki use the same headset sizes (am i wrong?).
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Old 10-01-2010, 11:38 PM   #499
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I got a Nissin 4 pot from and older Katana 600, milled the tabs on the mounting ears, made a couple of the adapter/link thingies,and everything looks good so far. I will need another brake line as mine is a different fitting on the bottom end than the Nissin.

Does anyone have a good source for replacement seals for the calipers? The one I have has been sitting for a long time, and probably needs new squeezy rings inside.
thanks for any info,,
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Old 10-07-2010, 09:10 AM   #500
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Does anyone know if this caliper is suitable for a R100GS with the Nissin caliper adapter? Its a Kawasaki ZX6/ZX9 left caliper




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Old 10-07-2010, 09:27 AM   #501
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it will, but you'll have to tap the threads on one of the caliper mounts to get the correct thread pitch needed to mate to the adapter.

you can see it here on my bike.




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Does anyone know if this caliper is suitable for a R100GS with the Nissin caliper adapter? Its a Kawasaki ZX6/ZX9 left caliper



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Old 10-07-2010, 02:48 PM   #502
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Mine went straight on using the HPM link.

My local Super Cheap auto parts store had Galfer hh pads at half the price of Ebc s and they work well with the original disk.
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Old 10-09-2010, 10:17 AM   #503
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After reading the complete thread I have a doubt about getting a better braking in my R100GS PD, I have a bmw 1100 4 pot caliper but should I buy a Nissin 4 pot? Is Nissin 4 pot caliper much better than bmw?
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Old 10-09-2010, 04:43 PM   #504
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After reading the complete thread I have a doubt about getting a better braking in my R100GS PD, I have a bmw 1100 4 pot caliper but should I buy a Nissin 4 pot? Is Nissin 4 pot caliper much better than bmw?
I doubt the Nissin is stronger, but it does have different sized pistons that theoretically would give you better "feel" (maybe).
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Old 10-10-2010, 02:11 AM   #505
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Nissin is 30/34 mm and bmw is 32/34 mm, so if they both are similar, I think I must keep using bmw caliper -perhaps with Versah or Galfer green pads- or if I want to spend money, buying a Tokico 6 pot caliper to improve braking, am I right?
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Old 03-31-2011, 05:49 PM   #506
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Reviving an old thread.

Does any one have and adapter they wish to sell. A buddy of mine just picked up a 95PD and is really jealous of my 6 piston setup.

If you ave one on the shelf and want to unload it, please pm me

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Old 03-31-2011, 06:40 PM   #507
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I've got the HPM Guy one and I"m not using it.. PM'd you.
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Old 05-19-2011, 09:11 PM   #508
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EBC FA188HH Brake Pad

Anybody still watching this thread?

I have installed and love the 6 pot Tokico caliper on my GS. I put Galfer Black pads on (as opposed to Green) to get a longer life out of the pads.

The pads worked well but work out quickly and I want something that will last longer. Anybody have knowledge about the EBC FA188 HH pads? The FA188 (without the HH) have been mentioned in this thread before but not the HH pads. Are they too tough on the rotors? Do they stop well?

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Old 05-19-2011, 11:39 PM   #509
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I love EBC HH pads , but not with Brembo disks.

Galfer do a HH rated pad too , which I have found works OK with Brembo disks.

But I aint bought any EBCs for a while , so things may have changed ---.
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Old 01-14-2012, 12:47 AM   #510
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I've got the nissin callipers & measured the pads. They're between 2.5-2.8 mm deep. Does anyone know the wear limits on them & if they need to be replaced.
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