Re: [CR]Re: more [newbie] brake caliper tension - off to side?


Example: Framebuilders:Doug Fattic

Date: Thu, 19 Jun 2003 15:19:10 -0700
From: Chuck Schmidt <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR]Re: more [newbie] brake caliper tension - off to side?
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Stephen Barner wrote:
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> First thing is to make sure the caliper pivot is lubed (take the lock and
> center nuts off, clean and apply light grease), then adjust the tension on
> the arms without the cable attached, making sure there is not clearance and
> also no drag.

Best method to adjust clearance in calipers so there is no slop but not too tight is to unhook the spring and then adjust clearance.

Chuck Schmidt L.A.

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