Aftermarket front brake - Brembo 19 RCS

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Aftermarket front brake - Brembo 19 RCS

Post by limeyduffa » Sat Dec 15, 2018 6:31 am

Hi All,

My original front brake was feeling a bit manky, like the seals in the master cylinder were expanding ?. Most riders would not notice or care, but I have a thing about front brakes. So, I broke down and brought a Brembo 19 RCS kit :D

https://www.jwmotoparts.com.au/store/p6 ... it%29.html

The bits:
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I had to modify the bark buster. Lots of tinkering and adjustment. But got there in the end.
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The result:
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I had to reshape the reservoir bracket so that it was higher. The bracket is very malleable (Aluminum alloy ?). Once I got the basic shape of where I wanted the reservoir (using a vice, hammer, block of wood and large crescent), I just fine tuned the position by bending the bracket when everything was fitted to the bike:
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Since the reservoir sits very high and the bracket is fairly long, I was worried about vibration. But a test in the hills today proved it was ok.

The original micro switch (for the lights) also fitted straight onto the new front brake. So, I didn't bother replacing it.

The brakes feel awesome. Like they are brand new. Well worth the $430AUD. They got tested today when somebody pulled out in front of me at a traffic light intersection. Front wheel up. No notice. It was put wheel down and then full emergency stop at 70km/h. So, they work good ! :lol:

While I was at it, I chucked in some EBC HH pads since everybody raves about them :lol:
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Re: Aftermarket front brake - Brembo 19 RCS

Post by jhalfhide » Sat Dec 15, 2018 8:11 am

It really bugs me that your grips are fit the wrong way round


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Re: Aftermarket front brake - Brembo 19 RCS

Post by limeyduffa » Sat Dec 15, 2018 9:19 am

Oh not the.. "The "Computer Power Cable" Grips" :lol:. My rant of all kook rants on netrider:

https://netrider.net.au/threads/oxford- ... ps.229745/

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Re: Aftermarket front brake - Brembo 19 RCS

Post by limeyduffa » Sun Jan 06, 2019 1:39 am

FYI. The Australian Brembo importer finally replied (after a month and bit). They said they are able to get the OEM part from Brembo in Italy for $379AUD. If you prefer the exact OEM replacement, then this is the avenue (at a significantly cheaper cost and waiting time).

Ordering details:
P/N: 10821081 PSC12/25 gold without reservoir
Gas Imports
Telephone 03 8331 0300 // Facsimile 03 9331 5816
Email info@gasimports.com.au // Website www.gasimports.com.au

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