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Old 11-16-07, 01:40 PM   #1
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disc squeal

My front disc brake squeals like a motherf***er. (shimano XT) Is there any way I can speed the break-in process along so this will stop? Any anti-squeal advice?

It is incredibly annoying. Seriously, it can be heard for miles around.

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Old 11-16-07, 02:15 PM   #2
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Try abrading the pads face down on a flat surface on a sheet of 220 grit sandpaper.
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