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How much time do we need to decide if the replacement hydraulic fluid is inappropriate for our brake system or not?

I have Magura hydraulic brakes on my bike. As it is hard to find the original fluid, I'm considering an alternative mineral oil for the replacement. I'm taking my chances to damage my system if the ...
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Magura brake pad change: friction noise?

After replacing my worn-out Magura brake pads (MT4 brakes, 7P brake pads), I now have a continous light friction noise when the wheel is spinning (front wheel). The brake disc is brand new as well. ...
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Immense difficulties bleeding a shigura setup

I set up a shigura system with BL-M8000 levers, MT5 and MT4 Callipers and Magura hoses and shimano parts on the lever end. But I couldn't get even a decent bleed on them. I tried a couple of ...
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Atomized bubbles while following Park process to bleed Magura MT5

I have the Park tool mineral oil bleeding kit (BKM-1), and followed their instructions for bleeding my MT5 calipers. I ended up with soft/useless brake caliper. I think maybe I introduced air into ...
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Shigura - Can i use a Shimano XT Lever on A Magura HS33 Hydraulic Rim Brakes

Good day to Everyone, My Magura HS33 Lever on my ZHI Z3R trials bike broke, and i was wondering if i could replace it with a Shimano Deore XT BL-M775, as i have it stocked on my parts bin. And if i ...
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Bleed port diameter on Magura HS 11 rim brakes?

Although the bike is barely six months old and the brake pads are very far from worn, I find the HS11 brakes a bit soft/spongy: I like the brakes to work with a short run. Tightening the adjustment ...
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Removing Magura HS11 rim brake (hydraulic) without quick release lever

My previous Magura HS11 hydraulic rim brakes had q/r levers, but my latest (s/h) Gazelle does not. Which bolt do I remove to remove the brake from the fork to remove/replace the wheel and/or the brake ...
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Magura mt5- non stop micro bubbles coming out while bleeding

I have a problem bleeding my Magura MT5 brakes. I used two 50-ml syringes and the EZ MTB bleed kit. I pushed fluid from the syringe attached to the caliper to the top (at the lever) and back again. I ...
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Are Magura HS33e levers compatible with HS22 brakes?

I plan to convert a bike with Magura HS22 hydraulic brakes to electric. Thus I would like to replace the brake lever by one having the controller output to stop the motor while braking. From my ...
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Hydraulic rim brake with racing bike levers

I came across the picture below which claims to show racing bike levers of a Magura hydraulic rim brake (source). According to the source website the displayed break levers belong to Magura HS77. I ...
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Bike Friday Pocket Llama and Magura MT Trail Series 2

I'm new to disc brakes and today I tried to fit a Magura MT Trail Series 2-piston brake to my Bike Friday Pocket Llama frame. However, although I'd be able to attach the caliper to the frame, it does ...
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