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need help rebuilding front calipers
« on: August 14, 2008, 11:08:13 pm »
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

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Re: need help rebuilding front calipers
« Reply #1 on: August 14, 2008, 11:29:34 pm »
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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Re: need help rebuilding front calipers
« Reply #2 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.
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Re: need help rebuilding front calipers
« Reply #3 on: August 15, 2008, 08:51:53 am »
...and do keep your fingers out of the way.  Those pistons will slice, dice and mash sometimes.

Personal experience? ;)
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Re: need help rebuilding front calipers
« Reply #4 on: August 15, 2008, 10:56:27 am »
 :lmao:

I'm right there with you Don... Is it just me or dos it hurt more when they just catch the finger tip.
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Re: need help rebuilding front calipers
« Reply #5 on: August 15, 2008, 08:45:18 pm »
Experience is a cruel teacher sometimes.  :ahhh:
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