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    New question here. Stache 7 Brake size/ spec question. Noob......

    I am looking to switch out the brakes on my 2013 Stache 7. Looking to swap out the Avid brakes for the SLX. My only questions is I'm not sure what the spec/size is for the mounting options on my bike (i.s., 51mm, 74mm) I a noob with this stuff and have no idea what means what, just want to make sure I order the correct size for my bike. Thanks guys/gals

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    The frame and fork are both 74mm post mount. Shimano brakes don't come with caliper adapters, so if you want to stick with the 180 front, you'll need to get one of those too. Shimano calls it F180P/P2. Since the frame is post mount also, no adapter is needed for the 160.
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    Thank you very much for the info. Just what I needed to know.

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    Recommend getting the Ice Tech rotors...

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    Agreed.
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    When I switched from Elixer 5 brakes to SLX on my Fuel I just used whatever bolts/hardware/adaptors from my Elixer brakes. I have Avid rotors stock and also used those. I beleive my front rotor is 185mm and rear 160mm. I had zero issues. I only had to shorten my brakes lines.
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    How have the brakes held? Thinking if keeping the rotors and changing to SLX brakes.

    Quote Originally Posted by stygz1 View Post
    When I switched from Elixer 5 brakes to SLX on my Fuel I just used whatever bolts/hardware/adaptors from my Elixer brakes. I have Avid rotors stock and also used those. I beleive my front rotor is 185mm and rear 160mm. I had zero issues. I only had to shorten my brakes lines.
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