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Dave Hall wrote:
My thinking on disc brakes (disregard if you've drums all-round) - It can be a corroded patch where the pads sat (or un-corroded where they sat and corroded elsewhere); it can be a wheel not bolted evenly, or rust between the wheel and the disc. I assume your bearings are fine - no wobble? Caliper bolts tight? No sign of grease contamination? Suspension nice and tight - no worn ball-joints or steering joints? Steering damper OK?
I think that's the full list of other possibilities apart from a warped disc. They are sometimes run much thinner than the wear limit - the pre-72 are relatively thin to start with and only have about 1mm of wear available before they should be changed (minimum thickness specified is 8mm for pre-'72; ISTR it's 10mm for '72 on as they start out at 12mm).
UK VW Type 3 & 4 Club
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Sent: Monday, April 10, 2006 10:50 PM
Subject: [T3] Brakes are done!
Coming home from weezers first show I noticed that when I had to brake hardthe front brakes would shutter or pulse hard till I stopped. I'm going to try
and take it apart this weekend and was wondering if anyone had any ideas about
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