Thread: at wit's end
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Old 06-25-2015, 04:37 PM
crassius crassius is offline
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Default at wit's end

built a nice huffy fresno with the 12ga spokes

front brakes squeal VERY loudly

trued wheel & cleaned rim with carb cleaner - no improvement

toed in the pads - no improvement

toed out the pads - no improvement

swapped pads from silent rear wheel - no improvement

replaced pads with new by diff manufacturer - no improvement

re-trued wheel and turned on stand for a while while sanding rim and installed wheel to run in reverse direction - no improvement

drove for over a mile dragging brakes to see if pads would wear in, POed my neighbors, but - no improvement

What am I missing here?
Sometimes I sets and thinks, sometimes I jes sets.
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