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Old 10-29-2012, 12:06 PM   #13813
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Joined: Jul 2007
Location: Wellington, NZ
Oddometer: 57
Originally Posted by Motoswami View Post
Those wishing to make an inexpensive front brake improvement may benefit from knowing that the 1989-1990 HawkGT front rotor is 315mm in diameter and bolts directly to the Transalp front hub of the same years.

An adapter to relocate the caliper must be machined. I took the parts to a local machine shop and had no trouble having one fabricated from aluminum.

The Hawk rotor can be found used for a reasonable price.

Well worth the expense in performance upgrade.


I fitted the Lenac adapter to mine and it has improved the braking mucho!

I'm not sure if they are still available but there might be another manufacturer that sells them....someone on here should be able to advise.....
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