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davidwheeler
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« on: 13 June, 2014, 04:56:44 PM »

For quite some time the Aprilia front left brake has been grabbing on light application but pulling straight on hard application.  I had looked at it a few months ago and saw nothing obvious but decided to have another look this afternoon.    I looked hard, probes with a screwdriver and look what happened!   Disgraceful, they were only bonded on about 30 years ago.  Fortunately, I have some old-fashioned riveted ones (new only about 40 years ago and unused).


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David Wheeler.  Lambdas, Aprilia, Fulvia Sport.(formerly Appia and Thema as well).
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« Reply #1 on: 13 June, 2014, 07:15:29 PM »

on the SPR my linings fell off the rear shoes on the n/s of the augusta, they had only been on 3 yrs!!!! never again , I will always use riveted linings from now on as I feel they are much safer
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« Reply #2 on: 15 June, 2014, 04:38:44 PM »

Where do you get riveted linings done nowadays?
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« Reply #3 on: 15 June, 2014, 04:56:40 PM »

anyone used these people?

http://www.custombrakes.co.uk/brake-pads-sheffield.html

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« Reply #4 on: 15 June, 2014, 05:03:58 PM »

For our Aurelias I use:

Industrial Brakes Ltd
 14-15 Webner Industrial Estate
 Ettingshall Road
 Wolverhampton, UK
 WV2 2LD

Tel: 01902 492337
Fax: 01902 404420
Email: sales@industrialbrakes.co.uk

Excellent service, pleasant people, reasonable prices.

I specify the material to be used and also that the linings are bonded AND riveted.

On my 3rd Series B20, linings last less than a full season and on the one occasion I used a supplier near to home due to time pressures mid season, they could only bond the new linings ( I didn't have any rivets) and the linings detached after 2 x  30 min races. Disaster!
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« Reply #5 on: 11 July, 2014, 06:16:11 PM »

I have used Industrial Brakes for an epicyclic gear band lining for my vintage Trojan and they were extremely helpful. I had had to make a new band.
However I have no knowledge of the correct lining material (see Aurelia thread) so I will see where this one takes me.
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« Reply #6 on: 11 July, 2014, 08:10:14 PM »

Tony,
As I said in the Aurelian master cylinder thread, I am away at present but I will give you the code for the brake lining material I use when I return.
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« Reply #7 on: 22 October, 2014, 06:32:55 PM »

For our Aurelias I use:

Industrial Brakes Ltd
 14-15 Webner Industrial Estate
 Ettingshall Road
 Wolverhampton, UK
 WV2 2LD

Tel: 01902 492337
Fax: 01902 404420
Email: sales@industrialbrakes.co.uk

I agree.  I sent them the shoes requesting that they rivetted on linings of the same thickness as the old ones (which were about 5mm).  They came back bonded and 1/4" thick which is 6.5mm and will not go in the drum.  However, I rang them up and sent them the shoes back and they have rivetted them and ground them down to size free of charge and all within a few days.  Moral - be absolutely clear what you want them to do and you will get a rapid and inexpensive service.

Excellent service, pleasant people, reasonable prices.

I specify the material to be used and also that the linings are bonded AND riveted.

On my 3rd Series B20, linings last less than a full season and on the one occasion I used a supplier near to home due to time pressures mid season, they could only bond the new linings ( I didn't have any rivets) and the linings detached after 2 x  30 min races. Disaster!
Chris
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