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New LS1 Disc Brake conversion - is it OK if pads are touching rotors?

OK finally got to getting on the LS1 discs for the front/LT1 rears on my 68.

When I installed the calipers onto the rotors and put everything into place, the rotors turn fine but they are touching the pads somewhat. This is on both the front and rear.
I am guessing that once I put fluid in and bleed the system and stop a couple times the system will self correct to where the rotors only touch the pads when I hit the brake?
Am I right?

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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old May 31st, 10, 07:54 PM
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Re: New LS1 Disc Brake conversion - is it OK if pads are touching roto

Disk brake pads gently touch the rotors when the pedal is up, if they did move back away from the rotor the pedal would travel to far.
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Re: New LS1 Disc Brake conversion - is it OK if pads are touching roto

As the previous post said,they should slightly touch....

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