Brake lining question

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Brake lining question

Post  phil gomez on Sun 02 Aug 2015, 9:32 am

Just been looking at the brake lining and wondering what is the best way of bending it to fit the brake band without breaking it.
Question - 
Will it bend  easily (it was making cracking  noises when I was trying) don't want to break it.

What glue would you  recommend using for gluing the break lining in?



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Re: Brake lining question

Post  mikero on Sun 02 Aug 2015, 5:01 pm

It may have some kind of dressing on it Phil try working it with your fingers at one end and see if it will soften a bit. I don't remember a problem bending mine. I fixed mine with brass countersink bolts, about 6ba I think. Mind you the brake is a bit notional as the engine will carry on quite happily with the wheel sliding, especially on grass.


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