Xt 4 piston caliber

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Posted: Jun 14, 2019 at 17:18 Quote
If I just buy 4 piston caliber can I use xt levers and hoses or do I switch everything out?

Posted: Jun 14, 2019 at 21:38 Quote
You can use your xt levers but you may need new hoses.

Posted: Jun 15, 2019 at 0:23 Quote
you need a different banjo bolt -- the 2 piston calipers use a long one that goes side-to-side all the way thru the caliper body. The 4-pistons use a short one that just go front-to-back.


your old hoses will work fine

Posted: Jun 15, 2019 at 21:00 Quote
Having done a swap from 2 piston calipers to 4 piston calipers for a customer, what olslash said is correct in that the banjo bolts are different. However I believe that all new shimano calipers come with the correct banjo bolt for the corresponding caliper style so it should be an easy swap over

Posted: Jun 16, 2019 at 13:52 Quote
Right on thanks

Posted: Jun 16, 2019 at 13:58 Quote
I have one in a box in my garage ready to go and there's no banjo in it -- they should include them but unless it's changed recently, they dont!

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