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post #1 of 8 Old Mar 16th, 2012, 8:14 pm Thread Starter
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EBC Brake questions LOUD-SQUELL

What EBC #number do I use when looking up this? (for my 2007 K1200LT)....
MY BRAKES Make a VERY loud squealing Noise every time I use em, that is so embarrassing....

also any tips on putting em on?
Newby here...Any help is appreciated.......
any special search words too? (search words not kind words )

ECB is what I've read so far on this sinister little sound problem...

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You will eliminate the squeal completely, if you properly bed in the new brake pads.

Worked for me years ago, and still does!

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Re: EBC Brake questions LOUD-SQUELL

It is the rear rotor causing all the squealing. Best to just replace the rotor with an EBC replacement. No pad will fix the squeal.

BMW came out with a re-designed rotor with only 5 rivet attach points and that did the trick as well but $$$$$$. EBC rotor only $$.

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rear rotor for the LT: EBC MD615

I have installed one on all three of my LTs. Never had another squeal.

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rear rotor for the LT: EBC MD615

I have installed one on all three of my LTs. Never had another squeal.
Another vote here for the EBC rear disc.

I was completely sick of the "old farm truck" squeal when coming to a stop.
Embarrassing to say the least.
(Also tired of looking around to pretend it was not me when the other drivers are wincing.)

Easy to do. 1 or 2 out of 5 on the difficulty scale.
The hardest part was getting the ABS sensor ring transferred and that only took a few minutes.

Not a single peep has been heard since.
I don't know how much play there is in a new BMW factory rear brake disc and hub but
the old disc had a sizable amount of wiggle left to right from vertical between the parts.

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I don't know how much play there is in a new BMW factory rear brake disc and hub but the old disc had a sizable amount of wiggle left to right from vertical between the parts.
I've had the new-design BMW rotor on for about 4-5 years now I think... never any squeal, and I checked it for play last weekend... no float whatsoever. The original one rattled back and forth quite a lot as you mentioned.

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I've had the new-design BMW rotor on for about 4-5 years now I think... never any squeal, and I checked it for play last weekend... no float whatsoever. The original one rattled back and forth quite a lot as you mentioned.
Keep an eye on it as I know of one member that had ALL the rivets shear off one on his bike and left him stranded. Just say'in.

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