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rotundapig

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Brake upgrade
« on: November 04, 2007, 07:35:17 pm »
Does anyone know of a way to upgrade the font brakes, either aftermarket parts, or stock off of another bike that would fit?

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Re: Brake upgrade
« Reply #1 on: November 05, 2007, 12:22:34 am »
Yes, it is possible to "upgrade".
But that all depends on what bike you have, whether it is dual or single front disk, or drum for some cb's.
Whole front end swaps are possible allowing you to use more modern brake systems as well.


I would suggest doing searches to find threads about people upgrading their brakes.
You will be able to have most of your questions answered that way.
Possible shine the light on a solution that is easier/best for the specific bike you have.


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Offline mkramer1121

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Re: Brake upgrade
« Reply #2 on: November 05, 2007, 04:46:29 pm »
For a CB750, swap a GL1000 front end on.  You get larger forks, and stock dual discs, not floating caliper front leading like ours.

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Re: Brake upgrade
« Reply #3 on: November 05, 2007, 05:17:20 pm »
Well one question is, what have you done with your existing brakes. In installed SS brake lines which made a large difference. Second I completely rebuilt the master cylinder which had an even greater effect. Just doing those two things gave me some very good brakes.
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Re: Brake upgrade
« Reply #4 on: January 04, 2020, 10:57:07 am »
http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php/topic,135005.450.html

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