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Hi

Just looking for some advise on where to start with this problem.
I fitted Reyland discs all round less than a thousand miles ago floating front / fixed rears with red stuff pads
Fitted them as had some wheel wobble on braking and old discs had done 50 k.
The wobble is still there but now under heavy braking the car really shakes the steering wheel.
My local garage who I know well said the suspension had no play so really confused.
Any suggestions would be appreciated on where to start trying to solve this.



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Darron

Edited by Darron, 21 November 2020 - 06:05 PM.


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I would be looking at the wheel hubs. If theyve got any corrosion on them . They should be spotlessly clean before mounting the discs and then at the wheels for deformation etc

Edited by Dhali7376, 21 November 2020 - 07:40 PM.


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Hi

Just looking for some advise on where to start with this problem.
I fitted Reyland discs all round less than a thousand miles ago floating front / fixed rears with red stuff pads
Fitted them as had some wheel wobble on braking and old discs had done 50 k.
The wobble is still there but now under heavy braking the car really shakes the steering wheel.
My local garage who I know well said the suspension had no play so really confused.
Any suggestions would be appreciated on where to start trying to solve this.



Cheers

Darron


I had this when I fitted Redstuff to my standard 8P discs many moons ago.

After a few days I’d get terrible vibration through the wheel.
Cleaning the discs etc with the jet wash and it stopped but only for a few days.

Do yourself a favour and get shut of all the crappy Redstuff pads for something better like a Ferodo pad.


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What he said  :)  :)


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Darron.

If you were running Redstuff on your old discs more than likely that is the root of your problems.

As it been said before just change make of pads....Ferodo premiers are a good road pad & can be picked up off eBay for roundabout £45,give them a try & see if they cure the wobble.

Btw if you do change pads give the discs a good clean to remove all of the old pad material.

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I would be looking at the wheel hubs. If theyve got any corrosion on them . They should be spotlessly clean before mounting the discs and then at the wheels for deformation etc


I cleaned the hubs they were spotless when mounted the discs on. After what’s been said I think I will try new pads first cheers

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I had this when I fitted Redstuff to my standard 8P discs many moons ago.
After a few days I’d get terrible vibration through the wheel.
Cleaning the discs etc with the jet wash and it stopped but only for a few days.
Do yourself a favour and get shut of all the crappy Redstuff pads for something better like a Ferodo pad.
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Pad change it is then cheers

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Darron.
If you were running Redstuff on your old discs more than likely that is the root of your problems.
As it been said before just change make of pads....Ferodo premiers are a good road pad & can be picked up off eBay for roundabout £45,give them a try & see if they cure the wobble.
Btw if you do change pads give the discs a good clean to remove all of the old pad material.
Dell.


I will put some new pads in and see if that solves my problem cheers

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I had a similar situation a while back. Got the discs skimmed with new pads and it was night and day with no wobble/inconsistent grabbing afterwards - even to this day a couple of years on


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I had a similar situation a while back. Got the discs skimmed with new pads and it was night and day with no wobble/inconsistent grabbing afterwards - even to this day a couple of years on
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Chris.

There new discs fitted with less than 1k so skimming shouldn't be required & I can vouch for Reylands robustness as I've done numerous trackdays running DS2500s.

Imho the problem lays with running EBC reds not the discs.

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Chris.

There new discs fitted with less than 1k so skimming shouldn't be required & I can vouch for Reylands robustness as I've done numerous trackdays running DS2500s.

Imho the problem lays with running EBC reds not the discs.

Dell.


Fair enough ...


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Chris.

There new discs fitted with less than 1k so skimming shouldn't be required & I can vouch for Reylands robustness as I've done numerous trackdays running DS2500s.

Imho the problem lays with running EBC reds not the discs.

Dell.


RedStuff.....FFS they should be banned.


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