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Issues compressing (screwing in) my 14ff caliper pistons

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by chev4life, Mar 2, 2004.

  1. chev4life

    chev4life 1/2 ton status

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    As it says, I cant get these little bastards to compress. I have tried turning, compressing, etc...please help! I got the little "cube" thing but cant seem to get it too work...or at least it doesnt seem it works with them. Any ideas /forums/images/graemlins/dunno.gif /forums/images/graemlins/thinking.gif
     
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    What kind of calipers are they?
     
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    They are 76-78 cadi calipers with the mechanical e-brake. Single piston.
     
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    The easiest way is to remove the E-brake bracket from the back side then they will retract easy. Once you have them retracted reinstall the E-brake brackets. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    I was thinking about that on the way to work this morning..thanks man, I will try that tonight.
     

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