Recommend Brakes for 1982 GL1100


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Recommend Brakes for 1982 GL1100

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Would like input concerning recommendations for Front and Back Brakes for my GL1100.


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Re: Recommend Brakes for 1982 GL1100

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RuDogGL wrote: Mon Nov 13, 2017 5:13 pm Would like input concerning recommendations for Front and Back Brakes for my GL1100.
Are you looking for replacement brake pads?
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Yes WingAdmin and I have heard of people getting new pads and thickness of the pads were under size and the piston were more than half the why out in order for the brakes to make contact, so I wondering if there was a required size before order a set.
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I've used Honda (OEM) and EBC. Both are good choices.

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Thanks I will try them, have a great day.
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jeffcosmo wrote: Wed Nov 15, 2017 10:22 am I've used Honda (OEM) and EBC. Both are good choices.

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The EBC are softer, make more mess (brake dust) and wear out faster than the Honda OEM. Both work well, but I go with the Honda OEM pads, simply because I have better things to do than change brake pads and clean wheels. :)
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What do you usually order the brakes from?
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RuDogGL wrote: Wed Nov 15, 2017 9:43 pm What do you usually order the brakes from?
I don't, I usually just drive a few miles down the road to Cyclemax and pick them up there. :) They keep them in stock: http://www.cyclemax.com
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Thanks for the information and the link.


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