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by zimtim
Tue Apr 26, 2011 7:34 am
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: Sticking rear brakes
Replies: 20
Views: 7273

Re: Sticking rear brakes

Hi tried all the things listed gave system a reall good clean and replace what i could, last night went for short 20 miles and and no real problems then in last mile looked down a saw a very nice bright glow from rear. Stopped and the rear brake disk was glowing red with heat. so had to wait half an...
by zimtim
Tue Apr 12, 2011 4:29 pm
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: Sticking rear brakes
Replies: 20
Views: 7273

Re: Sticking rear brakes

That is the problem, haver cleaned all parts well and small test run seems that all is working will let you all know after I have tried to go for a decent run
by zimtim
Tue Apr 12, 2011 7:23 am
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: Sticking rear brakes
Replies: 20
Views: 7273

Re: Sticking rear brakes

Thanks I only got the bike end of Feb it must of been kept out side but and not run, but prior to me buying the bike it was given full service and new pads fitted. When I took caliper of on Sunday noticed there was some corrosion so gave everything I could a good clean and got it all lubricated and ...
by zimtim
Tue Apr 12, 2011 6:47 am
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: Sticking rear brakes
Replies: 20
Views: 7273

Re: Sticking rear brakes

Thanks
I'm Sure I don't have any grease on the piston but will double check. It all seems to work fine it is only problematic after about 8-9 miles and although there is plenty on brake fluid it is not overly full. Will give it another go this week.
Thanks again
by zimtim
Mon Apr 11, 2011 6:58 pm
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: Sticking rear brakes
Replies: 20
Views: 7273

Sticking rear brakes

I have a second hand BMW f650gs the trouble is that the rear brake keeps sticking on. I stripped the caliper down and given it all a really good clean and applied copper grease to all moving parts (not on the pads ) and all seemed to be working fine but I wanted to go for a ride and within a 9miles ...

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