Re: [CR]Suntour calipers with red pads (was "...Weinmann centerpulls, Then: Centering sidepulls...")


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Date: Sat, 09 Feb 2008 22:53:57 -0600
From: John Thompson <JohnThompson@new.rr.com>
Organization: The Crimson Permanent Assurance
To: Fred Rednor <fred_rednor@yahoo.com>
Subject: Re: [CR]Suntour calipers with red pads (was "...Weinmann centerpulls, Then: Centering sidepulls...")
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Fred Rednor wrote:
> Did the Suntour calipers really come with red pads, or is it
> that shops typically sold them with the Scott-Mathauser
> friction material? That's how I purchased the combination here
> - from Rivendell, when they first started up their operation:
> http://www.flickr.com/photos/fred_rednor/2254227880

Yes, they did come with red pads. These are original (note the "SunTour" name molded into the pads):

http://www.os2.dhs.org/~john/superbe-pads.jpg

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-John Thompson (john@os2.dhs.org)
Appleton WI USA