Floating Disc ??

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  • Daz_426_02

Posted April 13, 2005 - 04:09 AM


Dose anyone know what is meant by the term "Floating Disc" ?
This is commonly referred to in Supermoto?


  • simimi

Posted April 13, 2005 - 06:26 AM


As I understand it, the rotors are not a solid one piece, but rather are 2 piece. Hard to explain, but there is an inner part, then the outer part and they seem to be connected with something that looks like a large grommet type washer. not sure the advantage.

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  • Daz_426_02

Posted April 13, 2005 - 07:25 AM


Thanks for your in put

  • grayracer513

Posted April 13, 2005 - 09:17 AM


Your front rotor should be a floater. The inner section that bolts to the hub is separated from the actual brake rotor surface, which "floats" on a set of rivets. This is done to reduce the chance of the brake warping when heated suddenly in operation.

  • Daz_426_02

Posted April 13, 2005 - 09:39 AM


thanks :naughty:

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