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    Convert CL rotors to 6-bolt?

    Got a deal on a complete take-off set of XT brakes-only snag is they come with Centerloc rotors and I have 6 bolt hubs. I figured I could sell or trade them without too much trouble but looking at them, they look like the CL bit in the middle could be removed leaving a 6-both compatible rotor? They look sorta like this one, a randomly googled image:

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    Anyone tried removing the center loc bit on something like this?

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    That adapter is for using 6 bolt rotors on center lock hubs, the OP has the opposite problem.

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    You can't use a centerlock rotor on a 6 bolt hub that I am aware. The spider probably mechanically prevents it.

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    Convert CL rotors to 6-bolt?

    Quote Originally Posted by SteveF View Post
    Got a deal on a complete take-off set of XT brakes-only snag is they come with Centerloc rotors and I have 6 bolt hubs. I figured I could sell or trade them without too much trouble but looking at them, they look like the CL bit in the middle could be removed leaving a 6-both compatible rotor? They look sorta like this one, a randomly googled image:

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    Anyone tried removing the center loc bit on something like this?
    Sell the CL rotor.
    Buy 6-bolt.
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    Quote Originally Posted by shiggy View Post
    Sell the CL rotor.
    Buy 6-bolt.
    Heh, that does seem the simpler option eh? Thanks for the replies all--if I do attempt this conversion I will post results.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SteveF View Post
    Heh, that does seem the simpler option eh? Thanks for the replies all--if I do attempt this conversion I will post results.
    Take some measurements first, I doubt it's even close.

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