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    Bent Disc

    So have bent my formula disc, what should i replace it with, same, other manufactures one Ie shimano or one of thses specific disc upgrade types.
    never really thought about it that much.
    it was a 180mm 6 bolt formula RX caliper, so the disc muct be formula as well.

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    oh and floating rotors, what is the point?

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    Quote Originally Posted by serge the seal of death View Post
    So have bent my formula disc, what should i replace it with, same, other manufactures one Ie shimano or one of thses specific disc upgrade types.
    never really thought about it that much.
    it was a 180mm 6 bolt formula RX caliper, so the disc muct be formula as well.
    Any 180mm, 6bolt disc should do - lots of folk swear by the heap ones from Disco Brakes.

    There are loads of shiny, lightweight blingy ones out there too, if that floats your boat.

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    Quote Originally Posted by serge the seal of death View Post
    oh and floating rotors, what is the point?
    Lower weight & better heat dispersion (therefore more consistent braking).

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    You could always try & straighten it with something like THIS or just use an adjustable spanner.

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    Serge, I've got Hope and Shimano 180 rotors floating around the somewhere - happy to send one on if you want it.

    Just check if yours are actually 183mm (hope) or true 180mm (shimano)

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    As Nobby said straighten it, adjustable spanner works a treat

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    Hit it with a hammer! That is clearly the only real option.

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    Tried that, there seems to be alot of spring in it.

    think a clarkes floating rotar may be in order, but what colour? cheers for the offer Stan.

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    You need a bigger hammer!

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    I hope Clark discs are better than Clark pads.

    The SS disc tool has saved a few discs for me, just somehow easier than a wrench.

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