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 Post subject: Hope C2 piston travel
PostPosted: Fri Aug 10, 2012 4:15 pm 
Dirt Disciple

Joined: Sun Aug 05, 2012 10:18 pm
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Hi,

Hope closed 2 caliper
Hope pro lever (ones with pad adjustment screw)
Both front & rear have '3' stamped on caliper and running 180mm & 160mm disks.

Been out for a ride today and after a few miles noticed effort needed increased (at first just thought it was me being an unfit lardy), checked brakes and rear disk was hot. Looking closer the pads were pushed against the disk, removed pads and there is piston travel when brakes are applied but looks like piston is not withdrawing enough into the caliper housing when lever is released.

Were fine to start with and was not being hard on the brakes, so cant imagine its brake fluid expansion. Before I start stripping them down does the lever sound the best place to start?


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 10, 2012 4:23 pm 
Dirt Disciple

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Just been searching forum and interweb and is a No'3 caliper for 165mm & 185mm disks?

Just a thought wonder if 5mm smaller disk would cause caliper piston to twist?


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