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  • Wed, Sep 27 2017 3:30 AM

    Rear brake rotor tolerance

    I have a 2007 Street Glide and want to know what the minimum tolerance is for it to pass inspection. It's a Pennsylvania inspection if that makes a difference. 

  • Wed, Sep 27 2017 6:28 AM In reply to

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    Re: Rear brake rotor tolerance

     States may differ on their inspection laws. If in doubt, replace...

    FX

    Don't force it, get a bigger hammer.

  • Wed, Sep 27 2017 7:38 AM In reply to

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    Re: Rear brake rotor tolerance

    stfumfcs - do you have access to a shop manual?  Perhaps it has specifications of when to replace?

    The first tool out of the box should be the "book"  Geeked

  • Wed, Sep 27 2017 8:26 AM In reply to

    Re: Rear brake rotor tolerance

    Just got the bike. I have a shop manual ordered and just waiting for it to arrive 

  • Wed, Sep 27 2017 10:45 AM In reply to

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    Re: Rear brake rotor tolerance

    St, if you're talking about the rotor, I doubt very much that it would ware that much, and would be okay. If you're talking about the pads, replace them. They are inexpensive, and would be a good insurance for safety...

    FX

    Don't force it, get a bigger hammer.

  • Wed, Sep 27 2017 12:01 PM In reply to

    Re: Rear brake rotor tolerance

     the min thickness is normally stamped on the rotor, i pulled one and it says .205 inches is the minimum safe thickness. this is the minimum thickness the rotor needs to be, if the brake pad is worn out. this minimum keeps the caliper piston from popping out and losing brake function

     

  • Wed, Sep 27 2017 1:02 PM In reply to

    Re: Rear brake rotor tolerance

    Where is it stamped?

  • Wed, Sep 27 2017 1:04 PM In reply to

    Re: Rear brake rotor tolerance

     usually near the mounting bolts

     

  • Wed, Sep 27 2017 4:33 PM In reply to

    Re: Rear brake rotor tolerance

    Thanks. My shop manual came today and says rear disc .250. The minimum thickness is stamped on side of disc. I checked my disc and it says minimum is .205. I mesured my disc and it is .230. Is .250 what the disc is new?

  • Wed, Sep 27 2017 5:34 PM In reply to

    Re: Rear brake rotor tolerance

     i would assume so. as long as it's thicker than the .205, don't worry about it, unless you are installing new pads and the rotor is scored or warped

     

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