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need help rebuilding front calipers

Started by avdigigeek, August 14, 2008, 11:08:13 PM

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avdigigeek

Hello all,
I need some help.
I'm rebuilding my calipers and I cant get the pistons out.
any one have any tips?
Thanks in advance
Smiley

Jason748

Cardboard and a air gun.  Place the cardboard between the opposing pistons, remove the the bleeder, insert air gun and give it a couple of VERY short bursts to start.
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CRA #82 am
07 CBR600RR
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dylanfan53

...and do keep your fingers out of the way.  Those pistons will slice, dice and mash sometimes.
Don Cook
CCS #53

spyderchick

Quote from: dylanfan53 on August 15, 2008, 12:00:28 AM
...and do keep your fingers out of the way.  Those pistons will slice, dice and mash sometimes.

Personal experience? ;)
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Jason748

 :lmao:

I'm right there with you Don... Is it just me or dos it hurt more when they just catch the finger tip.
CCS MW/GP #82 am
CRA #82 am
07 CBR600RR
Two Brothers Powersports, Lithium Motorsports, RoadRacePrep.com

dylanfan53

Experience is a cruel teacher sometimes.  :ahhh:
Don Cook
CCS #53