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Re: stuck piston

Post by scrapironchef » Sat Mar 03, 2018 4:32 pm

andy wrote:
Fri Mar 02, 2018 7:46 pm
Looks great! Nice job!
Now he just has to paint it red and write "Brembo" on it in sharpie...
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Re: stuck piston

Post by kwl82 » Mon Mar 12, 2018 11:05 am

Might go with wildwood instead :D next problem....dont seem to have enough space for pads and rotor. piston feels fully compressed and sticks out about 1 or 2mm over the bore. in the pic its flush with the dust boot. even if i get it in any more i dont think there'd be enough space. does this setup look ok or am I missing something?
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Re: stuck piston

Post by Sonosml » Mon Mar 12, 2018 11:04 pm

Looks brand new
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Re: stuck piston

Post by bartigue » Tue Mar 13, 2018 7:21 am

What kind of pads? I have a set of pads that did the same thing, they were about too thick and had an anti-squeal spacer that made it worse. Without the spacer we were able to get them to fit.
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Re: stuck piston

Post by kwl82 » Tue Mar 13, 2018 3:21 pm

thanks for the compliment. just cleaned them and sprayed with rustoleum high heat. figured as long as they were off. the pads are regular vendor supplied. I was actually able to squeeze piston in another mm or 2 and it did the trick. tho really tight, not scraping rotor. thanks for the assistance. there's a ton i'm learning as i go so i appreciate the help :D
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