I Jenkins wrote:
> I have a set of NOS Delta's which I'm trying to fit up to my old
> Pearson's of London frame. The trouble I'm having is that the bolts that
> go through the forks and the frame are just to long.
> With the front being 45mm's and the rear 35mm's.
> I have never seen bolts that long on a pr Deltas. Whilst the long bolts
> have a/key sleeves on them, I'm thinking maybe someone has knocked up
> something to allow the brakes to be nut fitting?
> I could get away with the shortest bolt as the front brake for a/key use
> (and change direction of brake shoes) but have no idea where I might
> find the very short rear bolt. I don't really want to thread down the
> long one, std 6mm thread?
> Any idea's ?
The original Delta brakes came out years before C-Record; around 1981-82 as I recall. Perhaps some of these older Deltas came with longer bolts as the recessed fittings hadn't then become fashionable.
-John Thompson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Appleton WI USA