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Old 02-05-2008, 01:22 PM
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Front caliper replacement procedure

Looks quite simple but does anyone have details on how to do it? Is there a way to clamp the brake house so I don't lose all my fluid and get air in the system. Also, a good place to get a replacement caliper.

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Old 02-05-2008, 01:25 PM
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drive down here to detroit i do it for you no charge.
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Old 02-05-2008, 01:31 PM
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Caliper replacement

Thanks for the offer but that would be tough from Grand Rapids with no front brakes....I already changed out the passenger side brakes and was ready to replace the rotor on the drivers side when I saw the caliper was stuck....any suggestions on where to get the replacement?

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why do you need to replace the caliper?
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Old 02-05-2008, 02:13 PM
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Caliper

It's frozen all the way out...I would say at least an inch and all rusted. I tried to force it back in but no luck. The passenger side went back nice and smooth. probably been like this for a while hence the rust. Do you think I could get it back in?

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Quote:
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drive down here to detroit i do it for you no charge.
wish there were more members like you here in LA...of course, i'd offer to pay you something...

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Caliper shot?

Does this look nackered to you?

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you need to replaced it. at bavauto.com its cost $ 399.
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Old 02-05-2008, 03:02 PM
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Also, check autohauzaz.com for parts.
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or a rebuild kit with new piston and seal.
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