CBR 1000F "Hurricane" 1987-1996 CBR 1000F

Hurricane brakes

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Old 05-16-2019, 10:59 AM
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I am sorting the brakes on my project CBR 1000 F 1987.
When I stripped the calipers, removed the pistons,and found metal thin metal discs in between the piston and brake pad. Upon closer inspection, one was a 1 coin (old size) and the other three were what looked like Bakelite discs covered with metal. What are they, are they replacing missing standard discs ? They are about 2 mm thick maximum. Can the pistons operate without them, can they beer bought separately/, as new pistons are very expensive. I will attempt to upload photo of this amazing bodge up.
 
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Old 05-16-2019, 11:16 AM
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Old 05-17-2019, 03:07 AM
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many thanks
 
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Old 05-17-2019, 10:48 AM
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If the piston were in direct contact with the pad you could develop a squeal when braking. By adding something between the piston and pad, it would eliminate or reduce that squealing.
 
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