I disassembled my front brake calipers last week to discover the pads adhered to the piston and bracket with what looked to me like blue silicon. Ever since I've looked around through the forums and wiki for something about this and come up with nothing and the FSM doesn't really go...
My first (real) post here, about my first motorcycle, the '82 GL500.
Last night I replaced the front brake pads without too many issues, and bled the brakes to be sure nothing would get stuck in the MC.
After replacing the brake pads I took the bike around town and everything seemed...
1) there are various types of brake pads out there. any recommendations on which ones are best to use (ceramic, sintered, metallic, semi-metallic other)?
2) any idea what the OEM pads are?
3) part source recommendations?
here are examples of a snippet of info you find out there...