Rear Brake Rotor XR650R


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  • BugTeeth

Posted September 14, 2004 - 04:47 PM

#1

I just had a shop put some new pads on my rear brake. After I ride the bike and never touch the rear brake the rotor is warm to hot. This means it is dragging a little. Should I be worried about premature wear or forget about it. I had this same thing on a BMW and the mechanic said it is normal for the pad to be barely touching the rotor. I`m not so sure. Also, he didn´t resurface the rotor. I´m wondering if I could do this while the rotor is on the bike or remove it and do it properly or just let the pads seat in the old grooves. I´ve seen machines that resurface rotors on front wheel drive cars while still attached to the hub.

2000 XR650R FMF Full titanium system, K&N

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  • BWB63

Posted September 14, 2004 - 04:57 PM

#2

The rotor isn't thick enough to resuface. If you ride in sand, or mud alot you could be to thin on a rotor in just two sets of pads. For new rotors a good place is:
http://www.rockymoun...tors - Honda~~~ :thumbsup:





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