Date: Wed, 22 May 2002 16:28:32 +0100
From: "Lineone" <>
Subject: Re: calibers

Keith, are you working $ or there (or something else)? "KeithG" <> wrote in message news:acg9p1$23l$ > If the rest of the car is fine, replace the rear rotors and calipers. What > happens is that the rear caliper adjuster (for the parking brake) will get > rusted if the fluid is not changed regularly. Yes, really. You have 2 > options with the calipers. Take them apart and see if you can just replace > the rubber seals and boots and clean up the rust in the piston or get > new/rebuilt. Not a terribly tough job nor terribly expensive unless you take > it to a 'brake shop'. Rotors are 30-40 each. The rebuild kits are 15.00 each > and a caliper is pretty expensive new. Do not know about rebuilt prices. > > Good luck. > > Keith > > "Sean Wylie-Toal" <> wrote in message > news:1iFG8.5544$ > > I'm having trouble with the calibers in my rear brakes on an 88 9000T. > The > > rotor's been damaged and there's a lot of replacing to be done. Is it > worth > > salvagin a car with this problem? 256000km running smooth, with rust. > > > > Is this a sign of things to come? Or is it just a milestone to be passed? > > > > Sean > > > > > >

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