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    I plan to change my calipers in the near future, besides needing new discs/pads, is there anything else I will need.Only thing I can think of is if the bolt that holds the brake hose to caliper is a different size.

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    You need the carriers as well - the brackets that connect the caliper to the hub.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rebellion View Post
    You need the carriers as well - the brackets that connect the caliper to the hub.
    Any idea about the the brake hoses and connections??

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    Hoses are the same, You will need new banjo bolt washers.

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    Washers are 20 odd pence each , if u really want u can change bolts for carriers think they 2 quid each and they are torqued to 230 so FT

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    thanx guys, cant give likes or thanx to posts as its not working for me

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    Best mod i ever did mate throws you out the seat when you break lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by Big Red View Post
    Best mod i ever did mate throws you out the seat when you break lol
    Wonder what the missus will think, she wont have a clue till she brakes.How are you getting on with them leather seats?

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    Am I right in thinking that 314 calipers dont have anti rattle springs, as i cant see any holes in caliper to locate a spring??

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