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Brakes pads

Postby Bendy Ben » 15 Mar 2010 16:44

Can you use carbon pads on training wheels with alu rims ?
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Re: Brakes pads

Postby Jellybaby » 15 Mar 2010 18:07

Can you: I'd imagine so - though you'll want to make sure they're clean when swapping back to the carbon rims.

Should you: No. You should only have carbon wheels :lol:
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Re: Brakes pads

Postby S11 » 16 Mar 2010 16:08

you can but they'll wreck your rims.

Best to get carbon specific pads but watch cause the stopping distance isn't the same with alu rims.
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Re: Brakes pads

Postby Bendy Ben » 16 Mar 2010 21:15

Sorted. Gonna get some new callipers to put the old pads in for the non carbon wheels.

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Re: Brakes pads

Postby md6 » 17 Mar 2010 10:38

Would it not be easier just to change the pads instead of the whole brake caliper?
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Re: Brakes pads

Postby Bendy Ben » 17 Mar 2010 16:07

I mean the shoe thing the pads sit in.... not that calliper - my bad.
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Re: Brakes pads

Postby md6 » 17 Mar 2010 18:02

Ahh, yes i know the bit you mean, no idea what its called but i know the one
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