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#1 stefcaz94

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Posted 05 November 2014 - 12:58 PM

So after my earlier post I've decided to carry on fittin the brakes to run into another problem! When both pads are in place and trying to slide the caliper back into place the housing for the 15mm bolt at the top it's catching on another part
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#2 G-Bob

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Posted 05 November 2014 - 12:59 PM

Do you have a picture of which bolt/part?



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Posted 05 November 2014 - 01:03 PM

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Posted 05 November 2014 - 01:12 PM

hit it with a hammer. They tend to stop sliding as they corrode with age, this is stopping it from clearing the hub carrier.



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Posted 05 November 2014 - 01:16 PM

That's what I thought might it need replacing?, the opposing side was fine?

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Posted 05 November 2014 - 01:21 PM

From the pictures it looks like the rubber seal is damaged leading to a corroded sleeve. I have the same problem and going to refurb it with this kit.



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Posted 05 November 2014 - 04:04 PM

Oh. This hammer. 



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Posted 05 November 2014 - 04:12 PM

Oh. This hammer. 

Felt like a child's version of Thor with my rubber mallet!

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Posted 06 November 2014 - 08:26 AM

From the pictures it looks like the rubber seal is damaged leading to a corroded sleeve. I have the same problem and going to refurb it with this kit.

 

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This!

 

Remove slider and seals, clean/remove all rust and dirt, refit slider with new seals and silicone grease lubrication.

 

This slider will seize with the cut rubber seals and exposed slider (of not already stuck) and your rear brakes won't work properly.

 

Bye, Arno.



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Posted 06 November 2014 - 11:59 AM

FYI you can buy the slider boots on their own without buying an entire refurb kit.



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Posted 06 November 2014 - 12:33 PM

http://www.elise-sho...340r-p-533.html

http://www.elisepart...-caliper-seals/

 



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Posted 06 November 2014 - 12:54 PM

Awesome guys, guess that's going to be my next on the 'to do' list!





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