Repairing/Rebuilding Rear Calipers?
scrosbie at integraonline.com
Wed Feb 27 21:53:09 EST 2002
What was I thinking - of course there is nothing but fluid below the
piston seal, but some how it doesn't appear to end up in the lower
chamber (don't remember seeing a seal there).
Steve Crosbie wrote:
> Good point about trailer grease, however the lower chamber was
> completely free of brake fluid. Neither caliper had even a hint of
> anything in there but the jelly bean and some very dried up grease. I
> don't think there should be any fluid below the seal on the piston. If
> some makes it past it isn't part of the active brake fluid system so
> grease contamination shouldn't be an issue. But waterproof grease would
> be a better choice to seal the shaft since water and corrosion are
> important issues at the oil seal.
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