oil on rear brake

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Old 05-26-2010, 04:56 PM
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Hi Guys

My girlfriend has a 2005 M50 which she loves, however the rear brake faded so much it wouldnt stop the bike. No big deal, I pulled the tire off to change the pads and they are covered in gear oil.

I cleaned them with brake clean and we rode about another month, no brakes again. Again when I pulled the hub I found gear ol on the pads. I have the oil seal and two O rings on order to repair.

Just wondering if any one else has had this issue?

It appears that the oil migrates across the shaft and gets into the brake side.
 
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Old 05-27-2010, 07:36 AM
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Not sure on this but it sounds familiar.
Burnchassis over at the Maraurder M50 Secret Hideaway on motorcycle-journal.com
did a huge expose of the M50 rear end and final drive. You might check there.
Also, he posted great videos on Youtube
 
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