Replacing Bent Disc Rotor

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Ad1euk
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Replacing Bent Disc Rotor

Postby Ad1euk » Wed May 14, 2014 09:44 am

Hi All,

I currently have a Carrera Vengance MTB and my rear disc rotor has become bent and so I am looking to replace it with a new one. My question is:

Do I need to buy a rotor the same make as my current brake system? or can the rotor be of another make? I currently have a Tektro brake system and so should I buy another Tektro Disk rotor? Or could I go with Hope/Avid for example?

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Re: Replacing Bent Disc Rotor

Postby Chunkers1980 » Wed May 14, 2014 09:48 am

Any to match your current size. Any different and you'll need a new mount and to check it's compatible.

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Re: Replacing Bent Disc Rotor

Postby cooldad » Wed May 14, 2014 10:08 am

Just the size and method of fitting - 6 bolt or splined - need to match.
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Re: Replacing Bent Disc Rotor

Postby .blitz » Wed May 14, 2014 10:28 am

Your Tektros will be six-bolt rotors and as above providing the diameter is the same, any 6-bolt rotor will do.

You could always try straightening the rotor using pliers. No need to take it off the bike just give it a tweak where it's bent

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Re: Replacing Bent Disc Rotor

Postby abarth_1200 » Wed May 14, 2014 12:52 pm

I have a pair of lightly used Tektro 160mm rotors for sale in the classifieds.

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