Brake PAD MIN Thickness

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Brake PAD MIN Thickness

Postby thanatos1224 » Sun Oct 07, 2018 6:38 pm

For EBC Pads (R1200GSW), does anyone know what the minimum thickness is 1mm? I ask as I am ordering stuff for some TLC scheduled for later this winter.

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Re: Brake PAD MIN Thickness

Postby JimVonBaden » Mon Oct 08, 2018 8:59 pm

1mm.

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Re: Brake PAD MIN Thickness

Postby dcgsrider » Tue Oct 09, 2018 10:33 am

I usually replace them when the wear indicators are still barely visible. Recently, the inspection station (a cage garage) wanted to fail me for "thin" pads but he let it go. FWIW, the Virginia State Police Inspection manual says brake pads must be 1/16" minimum thickness. (~1.6 mm).
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Re: Brake PAD MIN Thickness

Postby thanatos1224 » Tue Oct 09, 2018 8:02 pm

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Re: Brake PAD MIN Thickness

Postby Max » Thu Jan 17, 2019 7:55 pm

Do not play with min thickness. Glue that holds the metal and abrasive pad can fail if you brake for a longer period. Piece of pad can break and wedge. You can lose your brakes and crash. Brakes pads are cheap, just change them asap, specially front ones.
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Re: Brake PAD MIN Thickness

Postby thanatos1224 » Sun Feb 03, 2019 9:49 pm

Max wrote:Do not play with min thickness. Glue that holds the metal and abrasive pad can fail if you brake for a longer period. Piece of pad can break and wedge. You can lose your brakes and crash. Brakes pads are cheap, just change them asap, specially front ones.


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Re: Brake PAD MIN Thickness

Postby thanatos1224 » Sun Feb 03, 2019 9:49 pm

Max wrote:Do not play with min thickness. Glue that holds the metal and abrasive pad can fail if you brake for a longer period. Piece of pad can break and wedge. You can lose your brakes and crash. Brakes pads are cheap, just change them asap, specially front ones.


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