dbpulvino at hotmail.com
Mon Aug 9 12:16:19 EDT 2004
Additional comments/questions below;
> > From: "Derek Pulvino" <dbpulvino at hotmail.com>
> > Ok, I've got the Bernie method rear brake low pad indicator going.
> > like the caliper is going to need some refurbishment as well as on the
> > driver side rear, the inside pad is worn, but the outside pad has much
> > left.
>Indicating that your caliper guide pins are not free. Check boots and
>regrease them. If you check pads when you change summer to winter wheels
>you can reverse the pads, inside to outside, to maximumize their useful
No such thing as summer and winter tires in my book. One size fits all.
> >I read through the information on rear calipers on Chris's site and
> > it looks pretty straightforward. Any other btdt that I might want to be
> > warry of before I jump in? Seal or boot kits recomended to purchase?
>Not necessary, unless you have a torn boot.
> > Also looks like by cleaning everything up, I should get a functioning
> > e-brake again, true?
>Likely so, unless the lever shaft seal has been leaking for too long.
In which case you'd need a new shaft seal?
> > Can someone confirm that even though this sounds really ugly, it's not
> > to damage the rotor...as long as I don't let go like this for a long
>Long time, meaning what? You don't get the message?
Long time meaning less than a couple hundred miles, ie get to it this
> > Derek P
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