Re: Garelli brakes wearing out quickly

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The Garelli (others too) brake backing plate is thin stamped steel. The hole often times has slop that will be accentuated by the threads of the axle. Ive seen a few bent axles too. Aluminum backing plates are thicker around the axle and much better fitting. I do it to all of them regardless.

Try it, you might like it.

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