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Re: Help!! (adim)

First remove the cap from master cylinder to relive pressure. You have to turn the piston as you are pushing in. Its almost impossible to do by hand. A C clamp and vice grips might help. Its best to find someone to drive you to Pep boys or autozone and buy or rent the caliper tool. I know it took me 3 hours and many curses to do mine without the tool
 

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Re: Help!! (adim)

It sounds like you need a caliper piston retractor tool. You can pick them up at a quality auto-parts store for around $60.00. Some local shops may lend them out for a small return deposit. Here's the one I normally use:

Now I've read some instructions which state that you can use needle-nose pliers, but it's very difficult to do and could damage the caliper. Here's a great set of installation instructions from ClubB5.
http://www.clubb5.com/forums/v...d8ced
Good luck...



Modified by The Swami at 12:58 PM 1-10-2004
 

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Re: Help!! (ytqm)

The 3 hours passed, and the many curses (my wifes and mine).
Thank you for the info. I will run out to PepBoys, and see what I can do.
It's the first time I cannot depress a cylinder with a strong screwdriver.
Adrian.
 
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