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Old 07-23-2007, 08:50 PM   #1
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Front Brakes Failed Me, And I Can't Fix Them...

I put a new tire on before the show, and my brakes quit working....

they will pump up, but once my bike rolls 10 feet or so, i pull it in and it just sinks to the grip with no stopping. pump it up, they work, roll 10 feet, they are gone.. over and over. i bled them, i had a shop bleed them, and it does the same thing.. i didnt think it was that anyway, b/c i just put a new tire on, i didnt mess with the brakes at all...


what could i have ****ed up to cause this?
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Old 07-23-2007, 08:51 PM   #2
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The rotors are bent, when the wheel turns it pushes the pistons away from the rotor, which is why you have to pump it back up.
The rotor probably got bent during the tire change.
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The rotors are bent, when the wheel turns it pushes the pistons away from the rotor, which is why you have to pump it back up.
The rotor probably got bent during the tire change.
:BangHead:****ing garage floor! :BangHead::BangHead::BangHead:

that like 6 rotors in 2 months :BangHead::BangHead:
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The rotors are bent, when the wheel turns it pushes the pistons away from the rotor, which is why you have to pump it back up.
The rotor probably got bent during the tire change.

+1, Patrick found the same problem on mine when i put some brembo MC and i was about to kill my MC, P is the chit.
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how much are rotors?
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how much are rotors?
i dont know. i made it through the show with no front brakes... so what the ****.. i'lls tick with it until i get another show and get some new ones with that $
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i dont know. i made it through the show with no front brakes... so what the ****.. i'lls tick with it until i get another show and get some new ones with that $
i might upgrade mine to race rotors, if i do, ill sell you the stoclk ones
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i might upgrade mine to race rotors, if i do, ill sell you the stoclk ones
$10 and a pack of smokes.
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$10 and a pack of smokes.
bwahahahahaha your funny, wait till i can see how much aftermarket rotors are
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aftermarket rotors are in the $250 +/- range (for the wave rotors)
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i might upgrade mine to race rotors, if i do, ill sell you the stoclk ones
I wouldn't upgrade to race rotors if your going to stunt. Race rotors will eat brake pads like theres no tomorrow... ask Ownage he'll tell you whats up..
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I heard the wave rotors warp easily when used alot......
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check out this guy

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I just tried him out & had no problems. He straightens rotors for $15
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the f4i is officially not get stunted anymore, im sticking to only little bikes
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