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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 08-13-2019, 09:43 AM Thread Starter
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New Front Brake Pads for T120

I have a 2018 T120 and I have never replaced brake pads on any bike I have owned but am thinking it is not too difficult and I could learn by watching an online video.

Is this a good idea? I was thinking about buying EBC brand from local dealer. They have two from this brand one is about $30 and the other is about $36 each.

Should I be looking at another brand?
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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 08-13-2019, 12:38 PM
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I replaced mine with the EBC pads pictured. It wasnít difficult to do along with the help of my Haynes manual. On a scale of ten, Iíd give it a difficulty rating of 3. I think itís a good idea!
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post #3 of 7 (permalink) Old 08-13-2019, 03:29 PM
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Do the EBC pads stop the OEM brake noise?
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post #4 of 7 (permalink) Old 08-13-2019, 07:44 PM Thread Starter
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I replaced mine with the EBC pads pictured. It wasnít difficult to do along with the help of my Haynes manual. On a scale of ten, Iíd give it a difficulty rating of 3. I think itís a good idea!
You gave me the encouragement I needed with your rating of 3/10 on a difficulty scale. I would agree with your rating now that I am done.
It took me about a half hour. I watched a video online to get the general idea. I just tested them out and they work great. Thanks again for the reply!!!
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post #5 of 7 (permalink) Old 08-14-2019, 08:18 AM Thread Starter
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Do the EBC pads stop the OEM brake noise?
It's my understanding that they fixed this issue and the recent T120 models do not have it.

No noise either before or after I changed my brake pads.
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post #6 of 7 (permalink) Old 08-14-2019, 02:30 PM
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Good for owners of newer T120's. Still an issue on my 2017 T120 though. Doesn't affect braking performance, just annoying
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post #7 of 7 (permalink) Old 08-16-2019, 07:48 PM
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I've experienced it on a couple occasions on my 2016 T120. It seems to have gone away. It does still make a high frequency noise when backing up and applying the front brake though. Good on you Road_Gypsy for trying and succeeding with this wrenching job!
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