UFO guide pins

Bernie Benz b.benz at charter.net
Fri Aug 20 00:48:52 EDT 2004

Si caulk fixes most everything rubberlike.  That weight hanging out on the
end of the rod on the caliper inside is the UFO detector.


> From: Brett Dikeman <brett at cloud9.net>
> Date: Thu, 19 Aug 2004 21:25:52 -0400
> To: 200q20v at audifans.com
> Subject: Re: UFO guide pins
> At 5:16 PM -0400 8/19/04, Brett Dikeman wrote:
>> 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
> Nevermind...I figured out how to get them apart. Duh, the boot on the
> big pin.  I don't know why I thought it would be different from the
> way the rears work.  Of course I nicked it despite being exceedingly
> careful...hopefully a little superglue or something will fix that up
> (Peter has suggested the "dip" stuff for coating wires, tool handles,
> etc).  Might give it a shot if the temp rating is high enough.
> Well, that's that. But I still can't figure out why the heck the
> lower guide pin has no grease, boot, etc- although it does look
> slightly superficial compared to the upper guide....uh..."pin"...
> Yikes, it's big...
> Anyone know if the boot is available separately?  Looks about ready
> to throw in the towel.
> Brett
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