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comment Adjusting disk brakes after taking off the wheel
@original poster and everyone else - the first time I had this problem I didn't have a ready access to an allen key to make the adjustment. What I did for the short term was to make a very thin washer/shim by cutting a circle out of a clear plastic package (that some other bike part came in). I put it over the axle between the drop-out and bearing on the side that was rubbing. That moves the whole wheel over the width of the shim. But, this is just a short-term fix until you make the proper adjustment.
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comment Adjusting disk brakes after taking off the wheel
@David Sopko - when the skewer is locked down, the fork drop-out is pinched between the bearing/cone and the skewer nuts. Backing off a bit would mean that the dropout is not being pinched as tightly. If the skewer is loosened enough to have any effect on the position of the caliper the wheel will almost certainly be too loose to ride.
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comment Adjusting disk brakes after taking off the wheel
@Vorac - are you saying you make the adjustment and it is rubbing again next time? Or sometimes it rubs and sometimes it doesn't after wheel removal/replacement? If the former, you might have a rotor that is warping
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answered Adjusting disk brakes after taking off the wheel