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Old 10-08-2012, 03:07 PM   #53
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Originally Posted by rockinrog View Post
When I had the my last service done at 27903 they told me I would be need front brake pads before long. Today I changed the pad at 33300 I changed the pads. The old pads appear to me to have about as much left on them as the new green Galfers. Were the OEM pads thicker than the Galfers? Old OEM pad on top Galfer on bottom.
I took my bike for a PA state inspection and the owner said the front brake pads would just barely pass inspection and I would need new ones before long. I thought this seemed odd because they hadn't been on near as long as the first set........ I figured the Galpher green just wore out really fast so I ordered 2 sets of EBC..... Tonight i took the Galphers off and they were almost the same thickness as the EBC ones I was getting ready to put on...I was WTF is going on. I don't have a tool to give an accurate measurement, but my guess is the replacement pads are coming in almost wore out according to state inspection specs...... anyone else run into this?
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