UFO guide pins

SuffolkD at aol.com SuffolkD at aol.com
Fri Aug 20 00:33:40 EDT 2004

Brett:  I'm going to check mine SOON, for: you know why.............Where are 
you located.  (West/Way) and I'll bring mine bye for a compario......
-Scott by BOSTON

> From: Brett Dikeman <>
> Subject: 
> What am I missing?  The UFO calipers seem to have the guide pins 
> pressed in and inaccessible for the purposes of 
> disassembly/cleaning/inspection/relubing; after removing the cap on 
> the end of the bottom pin, I expected to find an allen key or 
> similar, but no- nothing. The top guide pin has a boot, but the 
> bottom one has no boot (?!)
> The Bentley says "replace caliper", which is absurd.  Archive search 
> turned up nothing, same with Chris's repairs page.
> Will I have to be content with peeling back the upper guide pin's 
> boot and squirting some new grease in?  And what the heck is the 
> point of the rubber cap bit for the lower pin?  Is that supposed to 
> be full of grease?

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