Date: Fri, 18 Jul 2003 12:28:00 +0100
From: MeatballTurbo <>
Subject: Re: I'm in deep pooh

In article <bf8kn5$p35$>, says... > Try this; Remove pads on offending side, Using an oil seal pick [or a bit of > bent wire] gently lift to one side the rubber gaiter on the piston, not the > calliper body, just enough to spray in some brake cleaner to wash off all > the congealed crap that has accumulated and ten try to screw the piston > outwards first, this more often than not will free off the piston, I am not > suggesting that you drive with iffy brakes but it will be an improvment till > you get new parts if needed, Regards, Tom. > One of the rubber bellows had a small hole in it, which is why I said the garage "if it needs discs or caliper, no problem". I really hope there are not any more nasty surprises other than those I have already spotted. Doing the calipers and discs will take me most of the weekend, I'm really cack handed when it comes to mechanical stuff. I've ordered the parts to be delivered tomorrow AM, do you reckon I'll need an impact driver to loosen the disks? -- The poster formerly known as Skodapilot.

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