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I am 19 years old and have a HR with a disc brake front end and I have just overhauled the brakes.
My problem is that the brakes squeel incredibly loud. I tried putting that anti-squeel glue on the pads but it hasn't really helped.
Any ideas?

Also, has anyone found that when putting brand new pads in that they are a very tight squeeze to fit in with the pistons fully retracted (Totally overhauled caliper, Bendix pads and new rotors)?

Any help would be much appreciated.
Thanks

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NEW pads with new discs can be tight fit,
brake pads could need to be bed in or you may have a hard compound brake pads.. what type of bendix pad are you using.??.

wombat.

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Make sure nothing is jammed in somehow between pad and disc, a bit if grit etc, make sure disc is not being scored...sometimes they need a bit of bedding in, does the brakes drag' when there's no pressure on the pedal?

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HR's (and HK-T-G) should have anti-squeal shims between the pistons and the pad backing plate.

Mid 70's Triumph TC2500's used similar calipers. They had the shims also. I used some off a Triumph in the HR calipers on my EJ.

Brett.

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Thanks for the replies

The job was done about two months ago and it started happening about a month ago (I'm waking everyone up when I leave at 5:30 in the morning).
Unfortunately I don't have the box for the pads any more so I don't know what type of pads they are but they were the standard ones given over the counter.
It's already got that anti squeal in so I'll check the pads for dirt etc and a possible bodgy job with the anti squeal glue this weekend.
Under medium to heavy braking it pulls to the left.
Could the rear brakes have anything to do with it?

Thanks again

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Find a set of shims, that will fix your problem.

Brett.

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Mate when ever i used to do new brake pads we would chamfer
the leading and trailing edges of the pads

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