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Old 05-10-2014, 04:26 PM   #1
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Uneven braking... possible causes?

so after replacing the brake lines and installing a rebuilt caliper (+pads and rotors of course), i am still seeing significantly more brake dust on the front drivers side wheel than the passenger side. does anyone know what i should look into next? any and all help is appreciated.
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Old 05-14-2014, 10:01 PM   #2
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You sure the system is bled completely?
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Old 05-15-2014, 02:07 PM   #3
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If your only symptom is the brake dust and not any actual pull when braking, check the brake ducts. One might be blocked / broken and the different airflow is what's causing the difference in dust levels. Another possibility is that one wheel is refinished and has a different texture finish that's just holding on to the dust more.
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Old 05-18-2014, 03:30 PM   #4
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If your only symptom is the brake dust and not any actual pull when braking, check the brake ducts. One might be blocked / broken and the different airflow is what's causing the difference in dust levels. Another possibility is that one wheel is refinished and has a different texture finish that's just holding on to the dust more.
i have no brake duct on this side, CAI was in the way (and blocking where it would have been). that could definitely be it!! thanks
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