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Old 11-04-2009, 05:50 AM   #1
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Wow so anyway Ive been working on my brakes for like 2 days now HAHAHA long story...

Anyway, the caliper's pistons wont push all the way back in so I cant get my caliper with the new brakes pads on the rotor...

I c-clamped the crap out of it and its not looking good im guessing new calipers is my cure?


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Old 11-04-2009, 06:43 AM   #2
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Absolutelly, you can pick up some rebuilt units, they are not that expensive, just shop around. Even if you get lucky and force the pistons in . Eventually they will start to stick on you and your pads will overheat and will pull to either side, believe me, been there. Replace both so you save a headache later.
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Old 11-04-2009, 07:25 AM   #3
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Replace both so you save a headache later.
Yes, definitely do both at the same time. When I got my truck the passenger side caliper was "fine" and the driver's side one was completely seized so I only replaced the one. Two weeks later, I was replacing the passenger side one because it ended up seizing as well.
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