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    Can older avid mech's use bigger rotor

    i have an older set of avid mechs: they are the one's with the magnetic instead of spring loaded pad retainer. they also use a 165 mm rotor instead of a 160, and i was thinking of bumping up to a 185. Should there be any problems doing this??? all opinions welcome
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    New question here.

    bump to that one, I have two bikes with the 165's also would like to go up to the 8" in front.. so please I know someone knows this answer?

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    Quote Originally Posted by mtbykr
    i have an older set of avid mechs: they are the one's with the magnetic instead of spring loaded pad retainer. they also use a 165 mm rotor instead of a 160, and i was thinking of bumping up to a 185. Should there be any problems doing this??? all opinions welcome
    No problem. I use 185s and know riders that use 203s with v.1 calipers. Just follow the instructions with the new mount about which washers/spacers to use.
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