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    Default My new caliper

    My brand new sparkling caliper came today but the bleed nipple on the bottom says its right hand side on the tinterweb but ask me I'd say it's left can I still fit it and just have the nipple on bottom looks identical either way up

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    Quote Originally Posted by marc vectra sri View Post
    My brand new sparkling caliper came today but the bleed nipple on the bottom says its right hand side on the tinterweb but ask me I'd say it's left can I still fit it and just have the nipple on bottom looks identical either way up
    It won't work Marc, the bleed nipple needs to be on the top or it won't bleed properly, and you'lll still have air trapped in there.

    Stick a pic up and we'll be able to tell you, otherwise it'll have LH or RH marked on it.

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    Air rises to the top....

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    Am away from the caliper at the mo if I hold it with nipple on the top the caliper then looks like need to be on left of the disc not the right if looking face at it
    How can a Vauxhall dealer get this wrong with the part number and saying right hand side grrr

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    Is it front or back mate? What size?

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    Front, 285mm

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    It's a front 285mm

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    Here some pics
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    I'm just sticking some pics up now... standby

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    Thanks mate

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