Don't know what model you have from your posting.
The squeal typicaly comes from the interface between the back of the pad and
the caliper piston. You need to place something between those surfaces to
eliminate the squeal. The shims Irv mentions are made from a very thin piece
of aluminum and work well. They are held in place by the pad pins. If you
have a TR4 thru 6 they should work for you. I don't know much about the
Spitfires but assume that as new they were fit with that same aluminum
piece. Look thru your parts cataloges and you should find them.
I've used the goo as well but it didn't work as well as the aluminum shims
----- Original Message -----
From: "Irv Korey" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Andrew Uprichard" <email@example.com>
Sent: Sunday, July 26, 2009 9:14 AM
Subject: Re: [TR] There's always something......
> Don't which model you have, but this is pretty common. There are
> shims available for TR4s-6s, which help some. There are also goos that you
> put on the back of the pads that are supposed to help. Mine squeal
> as well, but for me, that is a plus since my horns recently stopped
> Irv Korey
> 74 TR6 CF22767U (hoping to be "horny" again later today)
> Highland Park, IL
> On Sun, Jul 26, 2009 at 7:49 AM, Andrew Uprichard
>> The car is going beautifully - were it not for a very annoying brake
>> Only on gentle pressure, not on hard braking, and the car is not pulling
>> all. It is definitely the driver's front.
>> My understanding was that this is caused by a vibration within the
>> Any suggestions for how to deal with it? Thanks !
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