Brake rotor friction

Erik Weber yoober at gmail.com
Tue Jun 26 09:48:21 PDT 2007


I will, as soon as I have time to work on the bike again. :) Hopefully
next week.

On 6/24/07, Randy Grein <randygrein at comcast.net> wrote:
> Let me know how it works, or if I'm just blowing air.
>
> Randy Grein, WMRRA #41
>
> On Jun 24, 2007, at 6:09 PM, Erik Weber wrote:
>
> > Thanks Randy. I got through the weekend OK but they are still making
> > the same amount of noise so I will give it a try.
> >
> > Erik
> >
> > On 6/24/07, Randy Grein <randygrein at comcast.net> wrote:
> >> Eric,
> >> I've had a lot of variance when changing wheels. What seems to help
> >> is to put the bike back on the stands, loosen the caliper bolts and
> >> tap the brake lever several times while spinning the wheel. Then
> >> apply the brake lever and hold it while tightening the caliper bolts.
> >> This seems to get the calipers seated more exactly; may or may not
> >> help with your noise problem.
> >> Randy Grein, WMRRA #41
> >>
> >> On Jun 23, 2007, at 6:35 PM, Erik Weber wrote:
> >>
> >> > Well, that makes me feel slightly better. :) But it bothers me that
> >> > all I did was take the wheels off and have new tires mounted and
> >> they
> >> > got worse. I was wondering if something could stop them from
> >> releasing
> >> > 100%.
> >> >
> >> > On 6/23/07, Ernest Montague <afm199 at earthlink.net> wrote:
> >> >> dunno but they are scrapy ass loud pads for sure.
> >> >>
> >> >> On Jun 23, 2007, at 4:52 PM, Erik Weber wrote:
> >> >>
> >> >> > I have a 2001 SV650S. I have the RJLs on the front, and they are
> >> >> > probably thicker than normal, so I never thought too much
> >> about the
> >> >> > fact that they scrape a little on the rotors and there is some
> >> >> sound
> >> >> > there (with no brake lever pressure). Since the bike will
> >> still do
> >> >> > around 130 I figured how much could it matter and it keeps the
> >> >> rotors
> >> >> > clean. :) Today I had the wheels off and now after I have put
> >> them
> >> >> > back on, they are scraping a lot more, to the point where
> >> when I'm
> >> >> > coasting someone is going to notice it. I did some laps and it
> >> >> was OK
> >> >> > but what is wrong?
> >> >> >
> >> >> > Thanks,
> >> >> > Erik
> >> >> >
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >
> >>
> >>
> >
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