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I just replaced by front brake pads because of a noise issue. When I went to dial in the pads I noticed the rubbing was not from pad-on-rotor contact but from rotor-on-bracket contact.

A little hard to explain, but the outside of the rotor is lightly rubbing on the bracket used to mount the Juicy 7 calipers. I can't even fit a piece of paper between the rotor and the bracket.

I've rechecked my wheel alignment in the fork several times and it appears good.

Has anyone ever seen this? What can be done? What happened?
 

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Make sure you aren't using an adapter for a 20mm thru-axle on a regular QR fork.

Get yrou disc tabs faced. A little grinding on the adpater never hurt anybody.
 

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Check the reviews for the Juicy 7s. I did before I was about to buy them, and noticed that they commonly make a lot of irritating noises.
 

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OK here's what happened. After I replaced the pads, one of the pistons was all the way out forcing the left side all the way in to maintain the center position for the rotor. This had the effect of placing the rotor against (and brushing ) the CPS bolts.

I removed the pads, reseated the pistons, replaced the pads, replaced the wheel, tightened the mounting hardward, squezed the levers, and the pistons are now equal.

Problem solved.

Thanks to all who replied.
 

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fujirider1 said:
Check the reviews for the Juicy 7s. I did before I was about to buy them, and noticed that they commonly make a lot of irritating noises.
Noises are because the brakes were not set up properly. Most of the time it was because the pads were grabbing the rotor arms or the pads weren't bedded correctly. Once in a while, it actually had to do with the rotor and hot spotting, but that was not the primary cause. And if you did have a faulty rotor, Avid would immediately ship another set to your LBS of choice.

And his issue has nothing to do with noises.
 

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Oh, I didn't see that you had said that you replaced the pads, my bad. They hydrocodone and vicoden are really messing with me. Glad you got it all sorted out though.
 
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