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How to install brakes on 2006 montan sv6

How to install brakes on 2006 montana sv6 what to do with the shims that were included with the pads?

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Dear Stray Shims.........these shims that came along with the new brake pads are designed to be installed on the non friction side of the brake pad(the side that does not rub up against the rotor). These are designed to absorb a little runout so that you can have a better pedal. When you install these shims make sure to install them with brake temp approved adhesive so they don't shift and start rubbing against the rotor. Most shims are shipped with adhesive already on them though. If you have any other questions you're more than welcome to get back to me.....THX and I HOPE I COULD HELP!!!

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