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Galfer front wave rotors 3lb 1oz
Stock rotors 3lb 0oz

Galfer rear wave rotor 1lb 4oz
Stock rear rotor 1lb 12oz

Titanium rotor bolts (5x) 2oz
Stock rotor bolts 3oz

Bnninja
I weighed them today with the help of flatout (he weighed the waves). Yes, the stockers are light in the front....i saved myself $500 by getting off my lazy a$$.
I used the grocery store digital scale for weighing produce.
 

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That's pretty messed up. Paying up to add lbs. to your front wheel.

Cutting a 1/2 pound off the rear wheel sounds good though. Thanks for the info.
 

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Nice work BN...:mrgreen:

The rotor bolts are the only ones i haven't changed over to Ti. :smile:

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BD,
Now we need you to weigh that AFAM rear sprocket and see the difference for us, please? I know on the 636 going +2 on an aluminum was a huge difference (636 is 520), maybe as much as 4-5oz just by judging the feel. After weighing the rotors I'm hesitant to go away from the steel rear if Sunstar was able to make the carriers for the rotors so light...maybe the sprocket is light too?

Personally, I did tell a slight difference going to the rear wave and Ti rotor bolts/rear caliper bolts, but I also set my preload correctly on the same day...which could be a better explanation...sorry.

I still want to change the front caliper bolts and pinch bolts to Ti, maybe the rear axle nut too. I was lazy and didn't weigh the sprocket nuts, but could weigh the stockers...I put aluminum sprocket nuts on the 10r.

Since I wont be getting the rotors and I've heard the Brembo isn't worth it, woodcraft rearsets it is!
 

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The OEM rear is light but the AFAM=4oz lighter. :cool: O i forgot the Ti nuts. :mrgreen:

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Just another reason to throw that pretty rear galfer wave on my bike.
 

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I have the Galfer Rotors sitting in my garage waiting to be installed.

I think I should send them back.

For $700 to add some weight, that don't make any sense.
 

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but perhaps the braking perf is superior to the OEM which is what some are in search of.

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I dont know which ones he has but when I weighed them they were 2lbs 10.3 ounces.

these
 

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The OEM rear is light but the AFAM=4oz lighter.
BD
I went to a Renthal rear stock teeth and its 1lb lighter than stock.
 

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flatout posted pics of the rotor on a scale on this site...so I'm pretty sure I know what I saw, and confirmed with him it was 3lb 1oz.
Anyways, they should be an improvement with a better rotor material, but I'm not going to throw $500 at it right now. I'll stick with pads, lines and rear sets and see where that lands me.

Thanks BD & HKM for those weights, I was leaning towards Renthal or Sprocket Specialists. HKM can you get the Renthals? I ordered one for the 636 and after 2 months of waiting went with a Sprocket Specialists.

I got the rear wave from chaparral for $105 shipped, so if anyone is looking for one, check there...the give free shipping over $100 orders...I did get the wrong rotor sent to me 2x though
 

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I just can't decide if I want a brembo MC. I keep hearing improvements in feel, but that firmness of the lines should help in that department. But the little voices keep telling me "the brembo is a 1x purchase and you get to take it from bike to bike and never pay that cost again"
 

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I But the little voices keep telling me "the brembo is a 1x purchase and you get to take it from bike to bike and never pay that cost again"
Now there's an aurgument I can get behind. Hmmmmmmm...
 

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Braking Performance is the idea behind the Wave. The old design dropped weight dramatically. The new design is based purely on performance. Also, a grocery scale? Is it working right? And let's be on the up and up here, if the whole thing is saving weight, then I won't eat that double burger today, I'll have the single no cheese, lettuce wraped. There, that's a few ounces or so.
 

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the idea is reciprocating mass that is also unsprung. You know from the RC51 what weight savings means. I was making the point that as a non-racer spending $500 is not economical, I can use that money towards MC or PC or velocity stacks
 
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