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Old 07-03-2013, 02:47 PM   #1
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Lightbulb Rebuilding your Brake Calipers Video

So I found this great video on rebuilding your brake calipers. It goes through removing the the dust boots, seals and pistons and replacing them.

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Seems pretty straight forward.

Anyone have any thoughts or additional suggestions??

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Old 07-03-2013, 05:46 PM   #2
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i have been slacking in my diy write up with videos and pictures. i will soon once the dust settles.
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Old 07-03-2013, 10:32 PM   #3
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This is what your dust boots should NOT look like...

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I just rebuilt mine with the RB dust boots, seals and SS pistons. I also added some Hard Brake Titanium backing plates to go with my new Cobalt Friction XR-1 racing pads. I might be headed to the track Monday to try it all out.

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The drag strip is like sniffing glue, it's cheap, it's a decent buzz, it doesn't last long and they are all the same.
Road racing is like China White Heroin, the buzz is stronger, the high lasts for hours, it's extremely addictive and they are all different.
I can't wait for my next
Track fix.
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Old 07-03-2013, 11:12 PM   #4
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ooo interested in your thoughts on the pad. didnt really like usin the titanium backing plates, gave a disconnected feel on thr pedal
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Old 07-04-2013, 11:56 AM   #5
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How thick were you backing plates?

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Old 07-04-2013, 02:17 PM   #6
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How thick were you backing plates?

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dont remember...i sold them after 1 track day. was from hard brake tho

only had them in front
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Old 07-04-2013, 02:38 PM   #7
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I take mine that far down, I'm having them powder coated..

Thanks for the vid..
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Where did you buy the girodisc dust boots/seals?
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