Date: Thu, 21 Sep 2000 15:08:16 -0400
From: "Smitty" <smittynopsamnet>
Subject: Re: How do I Collapse Front Brake Calipers - 85' 900S


I found a great article here: http://216.78.173.63/brake_folder/frontebrakepads.htm "Smitty" <smittynopsamnet> wrote in message news:dXsy5.299$cv4.103850nopsam.abs.net... > Hi! > > I am attempting front brakes on my wife's 1985 Saab 900S. I have done front > pads and rotors on VW's and other cars, however the SAAB is the first one > that I have seen with a FRONT emergency brake mechanism. > > I have "turned in" the caliper piston with a home-made spanner wrench; > however it appears that I still need to collapse the "other" side of the > caliper. > > Should I continue cranking in the piston to "pull in" the other side? > > Any thoughts would be hugely appreciated. > > Smitty > >

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