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My bike has excessive heat and brake dust on rear wheel. I have already changed rotor, caliper, brake line, master cylinder. This did not solve the problem. Does anyone have this problem or any ideas?
 

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I could be completely wrong but it sounds to me like you are using the back brakes to stop the bike. The front brakes are where all of your stopping power is and the back are to assist the front. As far as the brake dust goes you are going to get a little. Like I said I could be completely wrong but it is hard to say without actually seeing it. Have you ever had the rear tire changed and if so was it put back together correctly? If the bracket for the rear caliper is not properly spaced it could rub and cause heat and premature brake wear. This is all speculation but it may give you a place to start.
 

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Brake dust

Willy,

I of course have no idea how much actual dust you have, nor what you consider to much. I can only recall seeing brake dust on my Liner and comment on that. Maybe a differant line of thought. The wheel rim has a wide flat surface and seems to be prone to collecting a lot of dust. I may also be braking excessively with the rear brake. I sometimes drag it a little in a tight slow turn, I use both brakes to stop normal, maybe should be putting more tension on the front brake.

With all that said I think I just need to clean it more often. I like to spray it off with a pressure washer then clean it with Yamaha's spray cleaner polish.

Dave
 

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My bike has excessive heat and brake dust on rear wheel. I have already changed rotor, caliper, brake line, master cylinder. This did not solve the problem. Does anyone have this problem or any ideas?
have you done anything to the rear lately? nif yes it the rear wheel aligned close enough. if it is tweaks enough the caliper will possibly rub. what else is different or changed. hit any giant pot holes? are you doing wheelies again.
 

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Just a quick thought, when do you find you have excessive heat? Like you been riding and brake down to a stop and then feel the rotor? It's gonna be pretty warm in that case, they all are, no one I know of can brake down, then feel the rotor and it be cool. Brake dust is just a byproduct of the braking function, you will have that if you use your brakes. My be way off of what your case is, just a thought or two.:) Ride Safe.............
 
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