Typ 89 rear calipers - a source for new?
matt at mattevans.org
Mon Oct 25 23:56:17 EDT 2004
I just bought rebuilt calipers for my 88 90Q from Autozone.
They were something like $65 a side.
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> Subject: Typ 89 rear calipers - a source for new?
> Hello group.
> The rear caliper in my 88 90Q is leaking again through the
> handbrake shaft. It's the
> early version, I
> think it's 35 mm in diameter. Since I have already
> dismantled it and cleaned three times
> within the last
> year, I'm about to give up and buy a new one.
> However, factory-new calipers are not available here in
> Canada. So here are my questions:
> 1. are brand-new rear calipers available in the US?
> 2. can calipers from later models (larger diameter) be used -
> in pairs of course?
> 3. any good source for rebuilt calipers (the guys here
> basically just repaint old ones and
> sell them
> as "remanufactured", I don't want that. If I buy a
> remanufactured caliper, I need all
> rubber, including
> the o-ring that seals the handbrake shaft, to be changed).
> 4. I tried this before, but has anyone a source for those o-rings?
> 88 90Q
> 91 V8Q 5-sp.
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