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  1. R1250 motorcycles WARNING!!!!

    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...
  2. Caliper pisons

    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...
  3. How To: Clean Motorcycle Calipers

    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...
  4. Doesnt seem right....

    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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