Brakes again

Phil and Judy Rose pjrose at
Fri Aug 13 18:13:04 EDT 2004

At 9:43 AM -0700 8/13/04, Derek Pulvino wrote:
>Ok, pulled off the caliper last night and as predicted, one of the 
>guide pins is sticking.  All boots are fine, so no need to purchase 
>replacements, but anybody have any suggestions on how to remove 
>frozen guide pins?
>I thought about turning it with a wrench to break it free, but the 
>nightmare scenario I pictured was turning to the breaking point. 

Apply a bunch of good penetrating oil and then give it some time-- 
before working back and forth carefully with a decent wrench. 
Breaking is not very likely, IMHO, since these are thick, solid steel 
rods (unlike bolts that are weakened by threading). However take care 
not to round off the flats with overly exuberent wrenching.

*  Phil & Judy Rose           Rochester, NY  *
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