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  1. #1
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    Shimano Calipers with Cotter Pins

    Are these calipers (SLX, Zee, etc) threaded for regular pad fixing pins as well?

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    Yes. I replaced the cotter pins on my SLX calipers with threaded pad retention pins and clips. Got them here. Went with the ones for $4, as they have the hex head, rather than the slotted.

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    The Zee is threaded for a pad retention bolt, I stole one from a spare set of M755 calipers I had and put it in there. The M596 Deore on the other hand isn't threaded for a bolt, you'll have to run a tap through the hole to cut some threads into it.

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    SLX definitely is.
    Axle Standards Explained

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