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post #1 of 1 (permalink) Old May 19th, 2007, 10:48 am Thread Starter
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Location: Dumfries, , Scotland
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Front caliper upgrades

Looking at swapping the front calipers on my 97 for more modern units. I'm just fed up of the constant maintenance they require. ( Replaced pistons, seals, tried both ferrodo & bmw brake pads and still within a few weeks they are crapped up enough to start squeeling as the pistons are siezing up. )

I guess the best bet is to get calipers from a later K1200. ( BMW branded Brembos, mine say Brembo on them. )

Just wondering if anybody else has upgraded and whether there are any other better options?


97 BMW K1200RS ( Stock )
01 Aprilia RSVR ( Far from stock )
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