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Sounds like brake disc is making contact with pad shims

I've been having trouble with a noise from the front left brakes on my 2003 Yaris/Echo/Vitz/Platz. The car takes a beating but is also well maintained. After a long drive with repeated hard braking ...
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Are wet cylinder liners' shims utterly neccessary?

This old Skoda engine I'm rebuilding has wet cylinder liners, and uses thin copper shims in their seats. The manual talks about liners protrusion between 0.14 to 0.32 mm above the block, and available ...