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post #1 of 10 Old 10-19-2013, 03:12 PM Thread Starter
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Does the VStrom use same brakes as GSX-R?

There is a recall on the GSX-R brakes. Just wondering if the VStrom is going to be next?

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post #2 of 10 Old 10-19-2013, 04:34 PM
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I WISH the Strom had the gixxer brakes.

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post #3 of 10 Old 10-19-2013, 05:06 PM
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it would be fairly easy to check part number compatibility

I doubt they are the same
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post #4 of 10 Old 10-21-2013, 12:06 AM
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No. And not even in the same ballpark.

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I WISH the Strom had the gixxer brakes.
Same here... one thing I miss from my previous sport bikes is a set of good biting radial front calipers... but then I imagine all of that sudden dive of that soft 'Strom suspension... oh well......

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No but I've fitted GSXR600 calipers to my Wee using an SV Racing kit.

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No but I've fitted GSXR600 calipers to my Wee using an SV Racing kit.
How do you like them? Any prices or links to the parts?
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How do you like them? Any prices or links to the parts?
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oh noes! i just recently swapped out to a GSXR front end on my SV... i'm guessing that it's not covered..

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