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Brandon

brake pad supports

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I noticed the brake pad supports were trashed when I was about to replace my rear pads. (You know the gasket material and metal covering that clip to the outer part of each pad.) Anyways , how important is it to get new ones, anyone run your bike without these supports? my yami dealer said he would get some in 3 weeks!

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I recon they are just anti-rattle shims to stop the pads making annoying noises. Take them out and ride without them.

Think of the weight saving too!! ;-))

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:) Like WRSM, I too think they are just Anti-rattle shims, I run my bike without them fitted, in fact, some after market pads recommend removal as they are a tad thicker than OEM , :D

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If it is the anti-squeal shims, then you could ride without them for a while...

Imagine the terror you can instill in your competition when you roar up behind them with that deep growl of the 4 stroke, then, as you go under them in the corner, they have an ear-piercing squeal imprinted on their minds... they will have nightmares for weeks... wondering what monster took them out on the corner... LOL

David

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