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    Shimano XT m775 brakes with Avid G3 Rotors?

    May seem like a basic question, but my Elixirs were making some noises and I like shimano brakes better anyway but was curious if anyone has used the G3 clean sweep rotors with shimano calipers. Or should I just pick up some XT rotors?

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    I haven't done it, but it should work fine.

    You can just mount the XT's using your avid adapters. Don't use the CPS washers with Shimano Brakes though.

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    As long as you space/shim the calipers correctly, you should be fine. I am running 775s w/ Ashima AiRotors and no probs.
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    I used them with g2 rotors with no problems but if you use the Avid adapters watch for clearance issues. Nothing a dremel or file won't take care of.
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    i talked to shimano today and they said ya you can, because im running 160 avid clean sweeper-x rotors

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