Front Brake Pads and Rear Brake Pads Sizes

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Front Brake Pads and Rear Brake Pads Sizes

Post by patbrandon1 »

There has to be someone that knows this for sure.

Are the front brake pads and rear brake pads the same size on a 1987 GL1200 Interstate?

When I ordered them (OEM Honda brake pads) from Bike Bandit they said they didn't have any rear pads and that they have discontinued them. When I replaced the the front pads when they came in, I also put some new new pads on the rear.

I measured (with a micrometer) the pads and they both (front and rear pads) measured the exact same. So why would they list front and rear pads? I don't want to take the rear off to see if the spare front set fits in the rear caliper, but if nobody knows the answer for sure, I will definitely check it this Winter.

Thanks for your time.

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