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Anti-rattle clips for the rear callipers?

Anti-rattle clips for the rear callipers?

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longbow

Original Poster:

1,595 posts

142 months

Thursday 11th October 2012
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Does anyone have these fitted, or know where to get them? I managed to source a set for the front, but the rears are rattling and are quite annoying now.................

billy no brakes

2,090 posts

172 months

Thursday 11th October 2012
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longbow said:
Does anyone have these fitted, or know where to get them? I managed to source a set for the front, but the rears are rattling and are quite annoying now.................
This common and been discussed many times, best option is to silicone the pads to the piston to stop the pads jumping up and down as the holes in the caliper are too big for the split pins

longbow

Original Poster:

1,595 posts

142 months

Thursday 11th October 2012
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Ah yes, I remember now - thanks. Easy job......

tvr1432

20 posts

74 months

Thursday 11th October 2012
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Or you could fit bigger beefer springs as I did.

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pmessling

1,887 posts

110 months

Thursday 11th October 2012
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I've been looking at fitting the springs. Mine has never had them but the are silly expensive for what they are. As are the split pins. Found a few alternatives for the springs but have yet to buy them.
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tvr1432

20 posts

74 months

Thursday 11th October 2012
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pmessling said:
I've been looking at fitting the springs. Mine has never had them but the are silly expensive for what they are. As are the split pins. Found a few alternatives for the springs but have yet to buy them.
I think these springs worked out at about £1.70 each if I remember correctly.

egilkv

11 posts

85 months

Yesterday (09:27)
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One observation: After cleaning the handbrake mechanism and installing new pads (no springs, no glue) I had a pretty bad systematic rattle at low speeds. I checked the run-out of the rear discs, and I had 10/100 mm on one side, 25/100 mm on the other. After cleaning the mating surfaces a bit and some trial repositioning of the discs, I ended up with around 5/100 mm on each side. There is now no rattling, the only sound you can hear is a slight click on inital brake application.

Making sure the discs run true is also a very good idea for a number of other reasons: http://www.rdabrakes.com.au/page/TB01.aspx

Edited by egilkv on Thursday 28th July 09:32