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 Post subject: Custom Fibulas done!
PostPosted: Sat Jan 25, 2014 7:07 am 
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Picked up the alu bits from the anodizer this morning, and just finished re-assembly.
I'm a sucker for anything red & black!
159g complete w/ pads & hardware!

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Those are nice


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Very nice brakes


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Great! I like the personal touch.

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 Post subject: Re: Custom Fibulas done!
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Sweet job, those look amazing!


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Were they difficult to take apart?


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Nice combination of colour

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Very nice. Well done.

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Diggin' the red 'n carbon contrast. :thumbup:

Small remark; how come the pad holders weren't anodized red?

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Lookin' good!


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PostPosted: Sat Jan 25, 2014 10:57 pm 
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Hey thanks all!

I kept the pad holders black because that might have been too much color overall.
And I did not polish the parts prior to anodizing because I was going for the matte color finish, rather than shiny.

morrisond, as far as disassembly, the parts are well thought out and very precisely machined.
You need a very small snap-ring pliers for the c-clips, and the center (axle) parts between the carbon arms (4 per brake) just push out with a bit of pressure.
Not incl.the holders there are 10 separate small parts per brake.

I also shortened the cable entry piece (a 2-pc screw), which stuck out from the caliper mount unnecessarily (ie without added function).


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