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Centering hope pads
#1
I have a set of Hope X2 brakes, which have uneven pad pull.
Which is deflecting the disc.

So to get the best performance I want to centre the pads, I am having a couple of issues.

To centralise (accoring to hope) you put a screwdriver behind the pad which you do not want to move (the one that is not rubbing).
Then pump the lever.

So if the left is out before the right, the screwdriver should be placed behind the left pad.

I assume this is best done without the disc in place?

I can't seem to centre the pads   Sad!

Any tips?

Many thanks!
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#2
No different to any caliper. Yes take the wheel/disc out and do it. Unless one piston is seriously stuck its easier to just centre the caliper
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#3
Ok.

I will try it taking the wheel out.

So to reset the piston that is rubbing I apply pressure to the other pad and pump the lever, then put the wheel back in and hopefully it should centre.

(Forgot to say the calipers are centred.)
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#4
surely if you undo the two caliper bolts and pull the brake, then keeping the brake on do the bolts back up the caliper will be central-ish, then you can do the rest by eye. if its a new brake each piston should close equaly, thus giving you equal space either side of the rotor when the lever is released.

am i missing something?
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