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Offline RogerSB

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Re: Brake relining
« Reply #15 on: 24.10. 2019 20:21 »
" Sales pitch. Looks nothing like the old material.

We, maybe, although I can't see he had anything to gain from saying that - as I'd already paid for them.
Anyway I'm happy, shoes already fitted and wheels are back on. Sidecar to be delivered anytime now (this evening) from Watsonian.


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Re: Brake relining
« Reply #16 on: 25.10. 2019 00:08 »
It would be interesting to know the name and charactaristics of any of the modern replacement materials.

Hi Julian, In an email to me for just the front shoes I was quoted £36.00 inc postage for '3915 heavy duty lining' (apparently what they're calling their Premium grade on their website). In the end I decided I might as well get the rear ones done at the same time and the price then became £54.00.

See this link for some details of 3915 material (not that it means anything me - too technical).

https://www.bcafrictionmaterials.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/2-bca-friction-materials-data-sheet-3915-moulded-roll.pdf

Also:-

https://www.bcafrictionmaterials.com.au/

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Re: Brake relining
« Reply #17 on: 25.10. 2019 09:23 »
Thank you Roger - good to see MZ Gold still available and very useful information about the woven linings. Still got MZ41 linings on the front of the A10 having had problems with some anonymous grey stuff linings which managed to grab and fade in the same 20 mile journey.

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Re: Brake relining
« Reply #18 on: 16.11. 2019 15:05 »
Just adding to this thread for anyone that may be interested.
Here is a photo of my newly acquired Watsonian GP Manx. Finished fitting it yesterday and went for a short test ride. Still some minor adjustments to do to improve handling. I'm pleased to say the new brake linings from Saftek Frictions, to me and considering std A10 brakes, seem to be excellent - even with the sidecar.

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Re: Brake relining
« Reply #19 on: 17.11. 2019 09:13 »
A cute outfit Roger!  *smile*