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    Default caliper rewind

    I've got a tool but not sure where it is and needing to replace my pads tomorrow can I get the piston in any other way

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    Pair of long nose pliers an brute strength

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    Whereabouts do you live?

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    Long nosed pliers.twist and push at same time. Easier if you can get someone to hold caliper while you do it

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    Two people deffo help make sure you wind in not out lol

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    Fronts or rears ?

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    Remove Caliper
    Remove Carrier
    Remove Disc
    Bolt back on Caliper etc loosley - you then are able to get two hands on the pliers to push in as you twist

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    I use G clamp.

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    thanks can ya push it in with clamp I thought had to wind in. I made mistake doing it wrong way last time lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by marc vectra sri View Post
    thanks can ya push it in with clamp I thought had to wind in. I made mistake doing it wrong way last time lol
    Rears are wind mate....

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