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    Hope Diatech Brake Rotors????

    I am looking to put some discs on my back up wheelset (mavic xrocs) and since the diatech disc rotors are so much cheaper than avid disc rotors, I was wondering if anyone had experience with the Diatech disc rotors with avid mech disc brakes, and if it is worth the savings? Thanks.

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    I'd get Aztec

    instead. Diatech I don't know (it's usually OEM entry level stuff), Aztec is a known aftermarket provider of rotors. I use one on the rear of my new Enduro, replacing a Shimano M525 rotor, it works better then the original, IMO. In Canada, MEC carries them. In the USA, I dunno who does.

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    Aztec rotors are listed at 160mm and Avid are 165mm........

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    Quote Originally Posted by kustomz
    Aztec rotors are listed at 160mm and Avid are 165mm........
    Yes that is true, but I thought that that did not matter though? The Aztecs or diatech list themselves as replacements for avid mechs, so I would hope they do fit!?!
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    Quote Originally Posted by bellullabob
    Yes that is true, but I thought that that did not matter though? The Aztecs or diatech list themselves as replacements for avid mechs, so I would hope they do fit!?!
    One would think that using a 160mm rotor would leave a 2.5mm step in the Avid pads! Perhaps the outer most dimension of the Avid pad circle is set on a 160mm diameter and the pad is not actually scraping to the edge of the rotor. Does anyone have an accurate way of confirming this? If that is the case, there are several rotors that could be used,

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    Quote Originally Posted by kustomz
    Aztec rotors are listed at 160mm and Avid are 165mm........
    Only the older first year Avids (with magnets) are 165mm, all the ones sold in the past couple years are 160mm.

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    Using the 160mm with my XT hydros with no problems so far.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DiRt DeViL
    Using the 160mm with my XT hydros with no problems so far.
    Are you using the diatechs or the aztecs??? How long have you had them? Thanks.
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