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PostPosted: Sun Jul 01, 2012 10:52 pm 
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Anyone have experience with using XTR calipers and XX master cylinder?

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 01, 2012 11:54 pm 
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Don't see that working out well for you....

Shimano are designed for use with mineral oil and Avid use DOT brake fluid. Those two systems are not typically compatible.

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 02, 2012 12:37 am 
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What crohnsy said. The DOT fluid will eat up the Shimano seals very fast, worst case fall apart when you need them the most. I highly reccomend you not to do this.


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Another vote against it. Don't mix and match brake systems. Never a good idea.


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PostPosted: Fri Jul 06, 2012 1:51 am 
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All valid points and makes sense. I want XX shifter and XTR brakes and integrated on the bars. Will keep wishing..

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 06, 2012 3:13 am 
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custom mount, that's what you need. shouldnt be that hard. find someone with a small mill or one of those new-fangled desktop 3d printers (i got one coming, cant wait!)


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new fangled 3d printer. I was using one over 10 years ago. Hardly new!

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new-fangled=desktop, $600. i'd wager that one ten years ago was a bit bigger, bulkier, much more expensive.


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