XT M8000 brakes, with a Hope braided hose?

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XT M8000 brakes, with a Hope braided hose?
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Posted: Jan 12, 2017 at 21:43 Quote
Need to replace the damaged hoses anyway. Any reason not to buy some bling silver braided Hope hose and attach with Shimano olive?

Goodridge kits looks to only be available for $130...Nope.

Posted: Jan 16, 2017 at 11:28 Quote
Discovered Shimano hose has a 2.1mm inside diameter, while Hope/Goodridge look to have a 2.0mm inside diameter.
So, likely too big of a difference to use Shimano hardware. All well, no bling silver hoses. :'0

Posted: Jan 16, 2017 at 12:56 Quote
i run hope breaks on shimano hoses. maybe this information helps you a bit.

Posted: Jan 16, 2017 at 16:06 Quote
Ah, very interesting! Thank you. I would have thought the 2.1 hoses too loose for the Hope hardware.
The investigation is reopened

Posted: Feb 27, 2017 at 4:33 Quote
i used them in an emergency when i damaged my front an rear cable one day before an enduro race. they are still on now since 10 months.

when i got my new dh frame i also used shimano für the rear breake. so i run 4 hope tech3 e4 and 3 of them on shimano hoses.

Posted: Feb 27, 2017 at 7:57 Quote
Yeah I ended up putting some on there once I sorted out the fitting hardware, running cherry.

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