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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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    push the piston back in the caliper..

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    I'm band already? lubes17319's Avatar
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    ^ Just don't bend the pin in the center of the caliper!
    Who cares what your bike weighs, just ride it!

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    ٩๏̯͡๏)۶ Luke52's Avatar
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    If the piston is already pushed back in, try sanding the pads down a bit.

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