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trouble with a wheels???

Postby Alex-evita » Sat Sep 05, 2009 9:01 pm

ok guys!my problem is-we got a new brake pads(front)but after fitting pads we found a huge problem with wheels-WHEELS TOO CLOSE TO BRAKE CALLIPER, (WITH A NEW BRAKE PADS) I CANT FIT A WHEEL????I DON'T KNOW WHAT TO DO???
MY FIRST THOUGHT WAS WHEELS SPACERS,SECOND ONE WAS MAYBE GET NEW SET OF WHEELS
WHAT U RECOMMEND?? :(
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Re: trouble with a wheels???

Postby Dan » Sat Sep 05, 2009 9:03 pm

what pads? what wheels and what calipers do you have? first of all. just a suggestion but either they were installed wrong or you bought the wrong pads

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Re: trouble with a wheels???

Postby Evelyn » Sat Sep 05, 2009 9:28 pm

Are u sure the brake pads are right?? I think ur cheaper option is wheel spacers
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Re: trouble with a wheels???

Postby Alex-evita » Sat Sep 05, 2009 9:33 pm

Brake pads fitted correctly for sure!!!!and look same as old ones :(
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Re: trouble with a wheels???

Postby Dan » Sat Sep 05, 2009 9:38 pm

i cant understand this, if the caliper fits back on properly with new pad fitted, i cant see how it would change the size the caliper was with old pads. best bet is to try get a hold of a standard wheel and see does that fit, maybe wheels you have a wrong fitment for the altezza

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Re: trouble with a wheels???

Postby Alex-evita » Sat Sep 05, 2009 9:45 pm

i cant understand my self,but i have fitted back old pads(very worn(thin) and wheel going back with out any problem
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Re: trouble with a wheels???

Postby Damok » Sat Sep 05, 2009 9:48 pm

sonud's like the pads are in wrong as the caliper dont move once in place, i could be wrong..
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Re: trouble with a wheels???

Postby Evelyn » Sat Sep 05, 2009 9:49 pm

It can happen the new pads are thicker so it shoving the caliper out, I think who ever bought the wheels first didnt know this because the pads where low
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Re: trouble with a wheels???

Postby Damok » Sat Sep 05, 2009 9:51 pm

Have the break lines been bled..
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Re: trouble with a wheels???

Postby Alex-evita » Sat Sep 05, 2009 9:54 pm

brake pads SAME, the only difference in the pads are that the old ones are very worn(thin)
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Re: trouble with a wheels???

Postby Alex-evita » Sat Sep 05, 2009 9:56 pm

who wanna buy a wheels ???? :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: trouble with a wheels???

Postby IS3_FTW » Sat Sep 05, 2009 10:03 pm

hahaha...I never knew that the pads could adjust the calipers further out!!

I guess the cheapest way, is to get a 5mm spacer for the fronts, so that you can stick with the wheels.
A lot of peeps go this route to clear calipers. Also, so they can poke there wheels out to the fender as well ;)
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Re: trouble with a wheels???

Postby dots » Sun Sep 06, 2009 2:43 pm

mine did the exact same with my tenzo r wheels i just grinded the cast mold lip off the face of the caliper smooth
and it gave enuf space :wink: mind you i wouldnt be able to fit a 2cent coin between the caliper and wheel its that close but it clears it enuf :lol: :lol:
ill get a pic up to show you wat i mean :wink:
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Re: trouble with a wheels???

Postby IS3_FTW » Sun Sep 06, 2009 7:46 pm

They make a 2 cent coin over there...LOL J/K I know your joking :lol:
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Re: trouble with a wheels???

Postby Noel » Sun Sep 06, 2009 8:21 pm

IS3_FTW wrote:They make a 2 cent coin over there...LOL J/K I know your joking :lol:


yup and a 1 cent,10 cent, 20 cent, 50 cent, 100 cent (0ne Euro) and 200 cent (two Euro) :wink:


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