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Old 04-24-2014, 04:32 PM   #1
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Brembo caliper rebuild

Just wondering if anyone has done a Brembo caliper rebuild? I put mine back together and was wondering if the seals are supposed to sit flush or stick out a little bit? Here are a couple of pictures.
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Old 04-24-2014, 05:34 PM   #2
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I believe mine were flush after the rebuild.

When you had the pistons out, did you put the dust boots in the installed position to see what their "normal" height would be?

As you know there is a ridge around the cylinder for the dust boots to sit on/in. That's as far down as they are going to go.
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Old 04-24-2014, 08:55 PM   #3
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I believe mine were flush after the rebuild.

When you had the pistons out, did you put the dust boots in the installed position to see what their "normal" height would be?

As you know there is a ridge around the cylinder for the dust boots to sit on/in. That's as far down as they are going to go.
No I didn't. Everything is seated and the boots are sitting in the piston grooves. What did you use to seat the boots all the way in flush?
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Old 04-24-2014, 11:42 PM   #4
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I cycled the pistons twice with compressed air and a block of wood (to stop them) on each caliper. I did this to work in the brake fluid I dipped the seals in before installation and the lubricant on the piston.

I just carefully pressed the pistons back down with my fingers making sure they were centered.
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