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Old 04-29-2003, 02:24   #1 (permalink)
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greenstuff help

got a new set of greenstuff pads, when we went to put them on one off the backing plates flew off (the one that holds it t the caliper), are the rivets meant to be flattend out to hold the pad on because theese ones arnt


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I had this problem they sent me a new set, i had the spring fall off when i was driving.

On the new set i got a Centre punch and splayed the boss with three centre pop hits.

They arnt going anywhere now.
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I know plenty of guys with GenIII commodes using greenstuff but they have had no problems
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I had this problem they sent me a new set, i had the spring fall off when i was driving.

On the new set i got a Centre punch and splayed the boss with three centre pop hits.

They arnt going anywhere now.
For a set of pads that cost this much you would think that they could get it right, dosent leave a good first time impression
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Not a good impression at all. I was going to get a set in the next few weeks, but seeing that two people in this forum alone have had that problem, I might stay with the Ultimates.
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i could buy a supercheap set of pads for $10 which would have the plates held on better- but i suppose they probably wouldent stop as well
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where do i get theses pads ? btw im in adelaide, ill be checking them before i leave the store
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That's pretty crappy quality control I have to say.

I didn't have any problem with the ones I had.

I'd also say that you shouldn't let this sort of thing put you off (it's still a bummer tho) - because when it comes down to it they are fantastic performing pads.
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