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I took off front brake, strapped it up, took off wheel, swapped fenders, put the wheel back on, torqued everything, put brake back on. Not sure if this is normal, as I’ve never had the wheel off the ground, but it scratches when spun. Brake works fine. Haven’t taken it off front stand so now sure if this happens when weight of bike is put back on the wheel. Thanks
 

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These are my spacer clearances:
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put bike back on the side stand, seems to be fine. Brake doesn’t scratch while moving it normally but still ready for recommendations/opinions. Thx

took it for a 10-15 min slow and steady ride around the neighborhood.everything worked perfectly, less worried now but still and always open to wise words
 

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The pads on disk brakes are supposed to keep contact with the disk. That's the reason they are better in the rain than the old systems. The pads act like wipers and keep the disk dry. That's the theory anyway.
Yours sound normal. The sound one has to be concerned with is when you get an uneven sound. That might be caused by a warped disk.

Chico
 

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The pads on disk brakes are supposed to keep contact with the disk. That's the reason they are better in the rain than the old systems. The pads act like wipers and keep the disk dry. That's the theory anyway.

Thanks for that explanation chico. I often wondered why a machine 50 years newer than my other triumph is so much noisier around the brakes.
 
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