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post #1 of 22 (permalink) Old 08-11-2015, 10:31 AM Thread Starter
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Brakes Pad

Greetings to all,

I've just joined the forum. I have owned the bike for slightly over two years now and I absolutely love it.
I would like to know where to shop for brakes pad and any tips for first time DIY. I have changed engine, shaft oil and have also flushed break fluid in the recent past. I am considering changing front tire on my own and was thinking of taking care of the brakes at the same time.

All feedback with suggestions from fellow bikers would be highly appreciated.

Thank you all and keep riding

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post #2 of 22 (permalink) Old 08-11-2015, 12:08 PM
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Amazon, ebay, etc - anywhere will do for brake pads. I like EBC brand pads myself.

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i think break pads available on amazone.
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Come on, it's "Brakes" not "Breaks".... it's even spelled out for you right in the title to this section "Wheels, Suspension and Brakes" LOL

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Oh come on now,these guys are newbies.give them a brake(a sarcasm smiley would be perfect right now)and everyone here wonders why 2000 and I always ask for newbie introductions and stuff.it seems like lately some of the guys here that were giving Tom and I crap are now saying things as well.hmmmmmm...

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Welcome sku.would you please do an introduction in the newbie section for us? We like to get to know people here so we can better help them.thank you.
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i think break pads available on amazone.
Can you please give us an introduction in the newbie section? Thank you

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Oh come on now,these guys are newbies.give them a brake(a sarcasm smiley would be perfect right now)and everyone here wonders why 2000 and I always ask for newbie introductions and stuff.it seems like lately some of the guys here that were giving Tom and I crap are now saying things as well.hmmmmmm...
It was answered in the first reply; not sure what else was needed.

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NGK Iridium Plugs #7803/DPR7EIX-9
Duralast Gold ETX15 AGM Battery
Coastered & Shaved
TOC MCCTs
Metzeler ME880 [110/90-19, 170/80-15]
Balance Dampers Replaced
Tuxedo Mod
Rebuilt Forks w/ Progressive Springs
V&H Cruzers
VN750.com Grill Cover
Meanstreak Seat
Emgo 23-92411 Handlebars
MOSFET FH012AA R/R


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If you really want to force the issue, you just make the all the sub-forums private except an introduction forum. Once a person posts, they get granted access to the rest of the site. This would take active moderation, but it's been done on many forums very successfully.

Might as well just do it right if you're going to do it. I'd even vote to implement that to get it over with lol.

1986 Kawasaki Vulcan 750
NGK Iridium Plugs #7803/DPR7EIX-9
Duralast Gold ETX15 AGM Battery
Coastered & Shaved
TOC MCCTs
Metzeler ME880 [110/90-19, 170/80-15]
Balance Dampers Replaced
Tuxedo Mod
Rebuilt Forks w/ Progressive Springs
V&H Cruzers
VN750.com Grill Cover
Meanstreak Seat
Emgo 23-92411 Handlebars
MOSFET FH012AA R/R


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Make it so you can't post until the newbie post is done and I'm all in

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