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post #31 of 48 Old 11-22-2019, 02:58 PM
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Hi all,

I got a brand new set of 108mm Brembo Monobloc callipers from a 2018 GSXR 1000. I also bought a brand new set of 2006 ZX12R radial fork bottoms.
Just wanting to know which MC is best? (Assuming brembo is the way to go)
And also where is best to get the 10mm adapters and longer callipers bolts?

Iím based in the UK

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I am running the 05 forks with zx14 calipers and the stock A1 MC for now. Much better feel than stock 6 pots, and don't seem to fade on the long down hill runs like the Dragon or such.

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I've got the '04/'05 forks with zx14 '08 calipers and MC on my '00 A1, but I also have Helibar risers so the MC setup works very well.

I have done several track day rides with stock setup and the new nissin set up. My experience is the radial mount calipers with radial MC are superior to stock, showing little fade after 2 days of track riding.

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Been a while but thought I’d update the post.

I ended up getting Ti Caliper bolts and spacers, and I decided to try the HEL 19mm MC as it seemed to do what I wanted for the very reasonable price of £199 👍🏽👍🏽
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Been a while but thought I’d update the post.

I ended up getting Ti Caliper bolts and spacers, and I decided to try the HEL 19mm MC as it seemed to do what I wanted for the very reasonable price of £199 👍🏽👍🏽
Any pictures of it installed? It looks pretty good from the pics on their site.

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So far not had a great experience with HEL, ordered on the 8th of December with a 48hr lead time. Still not received the MC, will be ordering the Brembo RCS 19 with matching clutch lever after Christmas and using the HEL MC on my ZXR instead 🙁
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This thread delivers !

Came to read about upgrading those junk 6 pots that ive rebuilt 3 times when I freshen up the bike this spring and replace my 4th set of fried rotors .. EBC was the last set with matching pads , they are a smoked pulsing mess in less than 1000 miles , last trip to the dragon did em in , stuffing the fat pig into corners at liter bike pace.. 550 pound bikes require a lot of woooooo !

So I'm reading all that only to discover that we have a new board know it all/ZX12 subject matter expert that's owned one for like 7 months !

Nice !!

So any of use guys had any luck with the conversion brackets for the older bikes or do I have to replace my lowers ?

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I have seen a set on my buddies bike. They look good. No issues going on.

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My dad has been using the adaptors on his ZZR1200 and ZRX1200 for a while and they're great

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This thread delivers !

Came to read about upgrading those junk 6 pots that ive rebuilt 3 times when I freshen up the bike this spring and replace my 4th set of fried rotors .. EBC was the last set with matching pads , they are a smoked pulsing mess in less than 1000 miles , last trip to the dragon did em in , stuffing the fat pig into corners at liter bike pace.. 550 pound bikes require a lot of woooooo !

So I'm reading all that only to discover that we have a new board know it all/ZX12 subject matter expert that's owned one for like 7 months !

Nice !!

So any of use guys had any luck with the conversion brackets for the older bikes or do I have to replace my lowers ?
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I have seen a set on my buddies bike. They look good. No issues going on.

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My dad has been using the adaptors on his ZZR1200 and ZRX1200 for a while and they're great

Thanks guys ,Iíll look into em a little more ..

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So after a long wait and an apology from the distributor this arrived yesterday
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Very nice. What are your impressions of build quality?

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post #43 of 48 Old 01-12-2020, 08:59 AM Thread Starter
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Build quality is really good to be honest, I’d say it’s equal to a Brembo MC.

Problem I’ve got now is the spacers for my callipers don’t seem to be quite right 🤔
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Radial Mount Brackets for the ZX12R

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/GSX1300-7...QAAOSw7FRWYP1b
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So any of use guys had any luck with the conversion brackets for the older bikes or do I have to replace my lowers ?
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Radial Mount Brackets for the ZX12R

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/GSX1300-7...QAAOSw7FRWYP1b
I've had these on mine since 2011 https://www.kawasakiworld.com/zx-12r...r-upgrade.html

I've never had to rebuild them in that time :-D

I even kept the original MC which is more than good enough for road riding.

Much more solid feel over the 6 pots.

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