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    Default brake piston not going in !!!!!!!!!!

    help i cant get my piston in to change my pads i have the right tool but all the piston does is turn it wont go back in . do i leave hand brake on or off any ideasits the rear
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    rears?

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    yes rears

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    rears?

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    twist it in mate its like a thread

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    [i am twisting it i have twisting for ages it just goes round

    quote=paulvectrac;1000865]twist it in mate its like a thread[/quote]

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    er god noes then all i can sy mate is dont force it in as i meet one of the lads of here and he forced it in and needed a new caliper try puttin some pressure on it will twistin mate

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    you need a brake winding tool on the rears as they are on a very fine thread, and need to be squezed in at the same time

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    He has the right tool I sent it to him the yoke on the tool needs to be piston side of the two caliper teeth (points) and it works a treat.

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    i had it on outside pmsl

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    Quote Originally Posted by dodus View Post
    i had it on outside pmsl

    that pushes itself against the inner side of the calliper which puts the pressure on the piston. You should be fine then mate

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