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    Default Airheart, formerly Hurst/Airheart discontinuing brake products

    Remember Hurst/Airheart, supplier of those little disc and caliper brake kits on chopper springers, or rear brake assemblies...they became just Airheart; now they have been bought out by Tolomatic Inc, and today saw this:

    NOTICE: Effective January 1, 2020

    The following products will be discontinued and no longer available from Airheart Brake (Tolomatic Inc.)

    (Includes all assemblies, kits and parts for these products)

    CALIPERS: 150x1, 175X1QCII, 175x2QCII; MASTER CYLINDER (small displacement); ACCESSORIES: RPV (residual pressure valve)


    http://www.airheart-brakes.com/

    If you got 'em, get your spares now.

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    That sucks,now to buy up or sell off !

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    Wow, I just talked to them a month ago about pads and other things for the puck brake I have. Going to order pads today. No mention whatsoever about being possibly sold. Thanks for the info. .

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    They probably didn't sell enough to make it worthwhile compared to their main business. The market is tiny. BTW you can mill any bike brake pad you like from another, larger bike or car pad and seals are likely standard.

    If you have a rebuild kit and a caliper I suggest measuring the bore, piston, seals etc and posting for reference since others may know of matching seals etc.

    It would be an easy design to CNC from billet (billet itself is cheap). It would also be easy for Ted's to repop since calipers aren't really "precision" components.

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    They haven’t carried motorcycle specific stuff for awhile no? I could never find any m/c’s on their site anyway.

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    They still sell the same caliper and disks they always have. Used them for go karts also.

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    Right,but no master cylinders I’m guessing

    Quote Originally Posted by 47str8leg View Post
    They still sell the same caliper and disks they always have. Used them for go karts also.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Beefdrippings View Post
    They haven’t carried motorcycle specific stuff for awhile no? I could never find any m/c’s on their site anyway.
    Those calipers are kart calipers originally used on bikes by drag racers. Caliper selection a million years ago was poor and they are just right to mount off a plate bolted to the fender mount bosses on most aluminum fork sliders so they remained popular.

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    Found Airheart stuff; caliper, a few pads, caliper rebuild kits, at Speedway Motors:


    https://www.speedwaymotors.com/shop/...-brake~1-10837

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