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Wheel don't spin freely after installing new brake pad help!

Old 06-13-19, 02:55 PM
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Wheel don't spin freely after installing new brake pad help!

I have the Shimano XTR braking system...decide to install brand new brake pad yesterday and now my wheel don't spin freely anymore without rubbing against the pads....The pads are a lot thicker (obviously) so that narrows the gap between the disc.....is there a way to adjust this or is it normally to put on a ton of KM on the new pads?
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Old 06-13-19, 06:34 PM
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Old 06-13-19, 10:00 PM
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Before you installed the new pads, did you push the pistons back? This helps self adjust with the new thickness
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Old 06-14-19, 07:01 PM
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Originally Posted by MarcusT View Post
Before you installed the new pads, did you push the pistons back? This helps self adjust with the new thickness

This actually worked thanks.
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