2004-05 GSX-R forks & Yamaha monoblock calipers

Stuart Ferreira sferre1121 at hotmail.com
Sat Jul 23 19:59:50 PDT 2011


SRAD rotors should work.  96-99 GSXR, TL or Busa.
 

> Subject: Re: 2004-05 GSX-R forks & Yamaha monoblock calipers
> From: henrikbp at gmail.com
> Date: Sat, 23 Jul 2011 21:42:15 -0400
> To: sv650 at micapeak.com
> 
> OK, did some measuring;
> 
> I'd bought a GSX-R 750 front wheel - some sort of anniversary model IIRC - really neat sweep pattern on the rotors. And the rotors are indeed 300mm - drat. Fancy new-in-the-box rotors are not in the budget. 
> 
> Henrik
> 
> On Jul 23, 2011, at 8:44 PM, Stuart Ferreira wrote:
> 
> > 
> > You'll need 320mm rotors. 
> > 
> > 
> >> Subject: 2004-05 GSX-R forks & Yamaha monoblock calipers
> >> From: henrikbp at gmail.com
> >> Date: Sat, 23 Jul 2011 20:11:47 -0400
> >> To: sv650 at micapeak.com
> >> 
> >> I put 2005-05 forks on my '99 SV and was going to use Yamaha monoblock calipers of similar vintage. I thought it was a direct bolt-on, but it looks to me like the Yamaha calipers sit ~10mm proud. In other words, they'd need to sit ~10mm lower in order for the brake pads to make full contact with the rotors.
> >> 
> >> I could try to remove the steel centering bushings in the Yamaha calipers, but that would only buy me an additional ~3mm.
> >> 
> >> I could try to have 10mm machined off of the Yamaha "stand-offs" but from vague memory didn't think it was necessary.
> >> 
> >> Thoughts?
> >> 
> >> Henrik
> > 
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