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I purchased remanufactured calipers and bolted them into place. One of them is rubbing against the back edge of the hub. Right where the hub and the rotor meet.

I expected this job to be a no-brainer. Any advice or input?

Thanks,

Paul Winterton

Vancouver, Canada

'73 Inca Tii #2762958

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I've done this job before without issues.

The only thing different is that I clear-coated the calipers before install.

I masked all nipples and inner piston areas. WHAT I DIDN'T mask is the surface that is against backplate when bolted. I put a few coats of clearcoat on. Possibly it was just TOO MUCH which moves the caliper in, just far enough to cause it to rub.

I think the only solution is to remove the caliper, clean it up and re-install to check the tolerance.

If that doesn't work a picture is on the way.

Thanks for reading and replying.

Paul Winterton

Vancouver, Canada

'73 Inca Tii #2762958

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Ha, try 6 coats of clear coat. Call me crazy.

The calipers are from Blunt. They have the same numbers, same appearance. I will measure them, but I'm sure they are correct.

PW

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I took the advice to grind the caliper. Thanks.

The rubbing was minimal, but you could hear it during a roadtest. Grinding the edge slightly eliminated the problem. I noticed a slight wear spot on the original caliper that I didn't see before.

BTW, it was RogersTii, not Blunt that supplied the calipers, my bad. I can't complain. Delivery was fast, reman parts look great AND THE PRICE, FANTASTIC, compared to new.

I got the pads locally and I can't tell you the mfg name or part#, but they fit just fine.

Cheers,

Paul Winterton

Vancouver, Canada

'73 Inca Tii #2762958

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