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#1
Hi...cant seem to remove right hand pad on my front disc brake. left one drops out ok. any ideas folks... thank you
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#2
I'm not sure what kind of disc brake you have, but on the bike that I have with a front disc brake, you can unscrew the right side of the caliper with a hex wrench and pull the right pad out that way due to the pad being too big to fit through the slot.
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#3
Which Make/Model of caliper are you using, royz?
Wheelies don't pop themselves. (from a QBP fortune cookie)
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#4
Sometimes held in with a magnet, but most brake mfg's have their own websites with setting up info and diagrams.
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#5
Thank you for that...will try it
promax disc brakes on the bike at the moment
need some hayes/avid type i reckon......
(04-05-2011, 09:10 PM)nameused Wrote:  I'm not sure what kind of disc brake you have, but on the bike that I have with a front disc brake, you can unscrew the right side of the caliper with a hex wrench and pull the right pad out that way due to the pad being too big to fit through the slot.
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(04-06-2011, 01:25 AM)RobAR Wrote:  Which Make/Model of caliper are you using, royz?

promax disc brakes,they dont feel as though they
are man enough for my fs20 diamondback,its quite heavy
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(04-06-2011, 09:34 PM)royzart Wrote:  
(04-06-2011, 01:25 AM)RobAR Wrote:  Which Make/Model of caliper are you using, royz?

promax disc brakes,they dont feel as though they
are man enough for my fs20 diamondback,its quite heavy

If I remember right mine is a promax (entry-level), so what I did might work for you.
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