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Old 03-18-10, 03:47 AM   #1
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Fittin New Disc Brake Pads....they are too fat!

I have a Giant Warp DS2, just replacing the front disc brake pads which I thought would be no problem, even for an idiot like me.

They are Hayes pads (small circular, with 1 small extruding arm), as in this picture:

http://www.jejamescycles.com/cycles-...pads-26663.jpg

I've taken the old pads out, but I can only get 1 of the new pads in, as they are too 'fat', as in unworn. There isn't enought space to insert the 2nd pad

Anyone any idea how to get round this?

Thanks
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Old 03-18-10, 09:35 AM   #2
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push the piston back in the caliper..
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Old 03-18-10, 11:56 AM   #3
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^ Just don't bend the pin in the center of the caliper!
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Old 03-18-10, 02:14 PM   #4
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If the piston is already pushed back in, try sanding the pads down a bit.
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