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brake dragging (Was: brake rotor)
- From: paul vangogh <levi443@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 29 May 2007 14:07:40 -0700 (PDT)
- Subject: brake dragging (Was: brake rotor)
Front brake will not fully release (on my '95 R850R) until I push the brake handle forward.
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------- Paul, "Imagine all the people living life in peace." --John Lennon
Bill Moss <bill.moss@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
The brake rotors (discs) on my '98 R11RT are nearing the end of their
service life (minimum thickness measured was 0.184 inches) and I have
been searching the web for replacements. I found
FERODO @ ~$160.00
EBC @ ~$210
SPIEGLER @ what appears to be a list price of $185.00
The original rotors are totally out of sight in price, even with a 20%
I'm familiar with EBC rotors (I have a set on my 1985 K100RS) but not
with the others.
I know Ferodo for cars but not motorcycles.
Spiegler is completely unknown to me but seems to be carried by at least
two BMW dealers in my area as well as a number of motorcycle performance
Any relevant experience and comment would be appreciated.
William (Bill) Moss
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