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  1. General Motorcycle Discussion
    Hi I have looked through my owner's manual to try and find torque settings for the two bolts on the brake caliper, but couldn't find it. If anyone has got a larger manual or knows the common torque settings for the CB series, then it would be much appreciated.
  2. New Member Introduction
    I WORK AT A BMW MOTORRAD DEALERSHIP. R1250 bikes are leaking at the front caliper out of the crate! Initially a few came in with brake fluid covering wheel, tire, fork (requiring these parts replaced due to bleaching) after 3 we inspected ALL the R 1250 motorcycles for sale and 95% of the...
  3. Motorcycle Repair
    I just bought a bike and the guy said the back brakes just locked up on him one day. So I took apart the brake system and cleaned it a little then bleed the brakes. Took it out for a drive and they were working fine for a while till they locked up on me to the point where my back tire dragged...
  4. How To
    As requested by YamahaFan, Ive done the calipers myself, and documented it. This would be using a 1992 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6D with two front 4-piston calipers. First you will start off with a caliper looking something like this: This is a typical brake caliper, in this case its a 4 piston (two...
  5. Buell
    I changed out my rear caliper on my 04XB12R due to some striped threads, and put new Ferodo pads in. I have noticed that the pads are wearing uneven. The pads against the piston seems to be thinner in running them for the last few weeks. I replaced my rotor also and have noticed that the same...
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