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 Post subject: TRP brakes binding
PostPosted: Mon Dec 10, 2012 6:12 pm 
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My rear TRP 960 brake has bound up twice with almost no movement till I soak it in lube and then it comes back about two weeks later. Is the brake shot or can something be done. Its only two years old. :noidea:


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 Post subject: Re: TRP brakes binding
PostPosted: Mon Dec 10, 2012 7:46 pm 
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Sounds like it's time for a rebuild.


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 Post subject: Re: TRP brakes binding
PostPosted: Mon Dec 10, 2012 8:43 pm 
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I struggled with the same issue on two different pairs after about a year of use. I rebuilt one set and it worked for awhile only to have the same lackluster performance about 3 months later. I eventually abandoned both sets. The 970sl and 970EQs I have do not give me this same problem......at least so far.

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 Post subject: Re: TRP brakes binding
PostPosted: Mon Dec 10, 2012 9:58 pm 
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Back the centre bearing off a bit.....surely it is that simple??

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 Post subject: Re: TRP brakes binding
PostPosted: Mon Dec 10, 2012 10:16 pm 
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I tried that on both pairs of my 960s it didnt fix mine. There was some corrosion on the one I took apart.

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 Post subject: Re: TRP brakes binding
PostPosted: Tue Dec 11, 2012 1:09 am 
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I took it too the shop the first time because it was completely locked up and the mechanic managed to free it up but after telling me I might need a replacement. If that's so according to everybody here is this something that only trp can do or can I get the bushings myself and do this.


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 Post subject: Re: TRP brakes binding
PostPosted: Tue Dec 11, 2012 3:14 am 
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If you find a permanent fix for the problem let me know, I know I have at least one of the pairs around somewhere.

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 Post subject: Re: TRP brakes binding
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I'd take it apart, clean it out and re-grease it. I've rebuilt a number of sticky Shimano calipers. They work much better afterwards.


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 Post subject: Re: TRP brakes binding
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I did a complete rebuild on one of mine, it only worked better for about 3 months, then a complete seize again

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