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Re: Anal retentive

Post by Rattnalle » Fri Aug 30, 2019 7:37 am

On these sliding calipers I've gotten away with just pulling the caliper hard towards me. That compresses the Piston enough to remove them easily. No need to pry and risk making marks in the rotor.
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Re: Anal retentive

Post by Mr. Detail » Fri Aug 30, 2019 9:04 am

Thanks much jimmy57 for your detailed response.

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Re: Anal retentive

Post by abscate » Fri Aug 30, 2019 1:10 pm

Some pictures in this thread in the P80 Forum.

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Re: Anal retentive

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Re: Anal retentive

Post by Katten » Mon Sep 02, 2019 3:26 am

Is the piston in the caliper is pushed in too quickly and withput the bleeder valve open the seals in the master cylinder might get "turned" or be damaged. Usualy going slow will be enought but upening bleeder is better in that regards but might require bleeding afterwards. Didnt know anything about the ABS that June described, thanks for that info!

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