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Who makes left hand drive disc hubs?

w00dy

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Jun 18, 2004
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The title says it all. I ran a search but didn't hit any results. Does anybody know? I suspect the KHE coaster can be adapted, and I know a roller-clutch hub can be swapped by reversing the bearing, but I don't know any others for sure.

Anybody know a good left-drive MTB hub with a disc mount? I suspect this is a rarity because the disc mounts don't usually exist on the right. Any hub which can be rebuilt to LHD is welcome.
 

jonKranked

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i know i've seen a few bmx hubs that had the driver machined in a way that you could change the orientation of the pawls so you could switch between left and right side drive. haven't seen this on an mtb tho.
 

TortugaTonta

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Flip flop hub and thread an adapter. You would probably have to find a old Formula brake rotor to accept the diameter of the adapter.
 

escapeartist

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Eastern definitely did this, but I can't seem to find any link to it. I'd email them, I doubt they sold very many, they have some left.
 

cornfed

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Jul 30, 2007
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Oops, there aren't any that work on the right side. I don't know my lefts and rights :)
 
seems to me that you could just flip a regular caliper upside down and use a hose with a banjo fittting to eliminate the loop....

(edit: the above refers to a post mount caliper...)

(double edit: i guess the clamping surface of the rotor and the pistons probably won't perfectly align?)
 
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cornfed

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That's an idea. Mount the caliper backward, maybe a Hope mini mono has the ability to reroute the hydro line in a way that could work. Might gitter done. I don't know how to work out the drive side. Maybe freewheel disc track hub (wierd) w/ a southpaw freewheel and lockring...

I dunno, to much work. Disc brake MTB is probably not the best for grinding stuff anyway. Just get a BMX? Better tool for the job.