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Re: &*%*$*@^#*%$($*@#&#*$*@!!!!!!!! Please Help Quick

Postby AustinR » Thu Sep 27, 2012 11:21 pm

Pffffffffffffffff. All thoughts of profit on this car are LONG gone. lol. It's just slowly driving into the ground now.
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Postby M20_fever » Fri Sep 28, 2012 2:10 am

Did you lube the slide pins when you reassembled last time?
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Postby AustinR » Fri Sep 28, 2012 2:33 am

Oh boy did I. haha. That was the first thing I tried before replacing the line.
This time around I don't have anywhere to be any time soon. I'll get around to fixing it eventually.

This certainly can get tiring.
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Postby Yoshi » Fri Sep 28, 2012 12:10 pm

piston seizing ftw
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Postby AustinR » Sat Sep 29, 2012 2:12 am

Just new seals ya think? These are new "rebuilt" calipers as of probably 6 months ago.
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Postby Yoshi » Sat Sep 29, 2012 1:00 pm

probably need another rebuild or new calipers. I dunno man. Process of elimination?
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Postby Nsquared97 » Sat Sep 29, 2012 3:05 pm

If they are new, rebuilding them shouldn't take much time at all IMO. Sucks to have to do it, but like Yoshi said, eliminates one source of the problem.
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Postby Yoshi » Sat Sep 29, 2012 4:18 pm

I'd get a known working one instead of rebuilding the same caliper. Maybe the piston is bad or it's scoring the inside. These parts go bad and without machining them, you can't truly rebuild them.
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Postby M20_fever » Sun Sep 30, 2012 2:51 am

has to be the caliper, just replace it like Yoshi said.
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Postby AustinR » Sun Sep 30, 2012 4:06 am

I rebuilt it today. The little dust boot looks like it somehow let moisture in. It was full of rust and some of it looked like the rust "leaked" onto the piston. I took everything apart and cleaned up the rust. Put a new seal on and it seems to be working.
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Postby Yoshi » Sun Sep 30, 2012 1:07 pm

With that much rust, I woulda just chucked the caliper and bought a new one.
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Postby AustinR » Sun Sep 30, 2012 1:41 pm

Haha. Ok moneybags.
I cleaned it up pretty well with a brass wire wheel on a dremel. Then I filled the groove that the dust boot sits into with brake assembly grease to hopefully keep out moisture in the future.
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Postby Yoshi » Sun Sep 30, 2012 1:53 pm

I'm a worry wart. I'd always be hyper sensitive to the caliper locking up and freak out every time I drove lol.
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