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Old 03-19-18, 09:27 AM
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While I'm still confident your old brakes would've worked, here's hoping you get everything sorted out and that you're happy with your new brakes!

Originally Posted by CMBravo View Post
...found myself physically juggling the caliper to allow the wheel rotation without contact. clearance prob ?thing one of you suggested ,could be the prob.
If a brake pad was only contacting the rim sporadically, it could be that the wheel is out of true. A mechanic could straighten out the rim in short order using a spoke wrench. If a brake pad was rubbing all the way 'round the wheel, it could be that the wheel wasn't inserted straight or fully, or it could be that the brake caliper needed to be centered.
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