[s-cars] Rear caliper guide pins and carrier source

Jerry Scott jerryscott at wispertel.net
Wed Jul 22 10:16:15 PDT 2009

How do these pins come out?  Do you have pictures?
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Kevin Day" <kday at ultrameta.org>
To: "Audi S Car List" <s-car-list at audifans.com>
Sent: Wednesday, July 22, 2009 10:12 AM
Subject: [s-cars] Rear caliper guide pins and carrier source

> Hello all
> What started out as a simple parking brake cable replacement has
> turned into a caliper rebuilding, fuel line replacing, exhaust
> repairing extravaganza.  15 Northeastern winters have taken their toll
> on the underside of my S4, and leaving the car stationary for the last
> 3 months hasn't helped.  I had seized lower guide pins on both rear
> calipers, and while I was able to free up the driver's side, one pin
> on the passenger side broke off while I was trying to remove it.  I
> ordered a new caliper, assuming it would come with a carrier or at
> least guide pins, but it didn't.
> I haven't been able to find an economical source for a new carrier
> with guide pins, or better yet just a set of pins.  Any suggestions?
> Thanks
> -Kevin
> '94 S4
> '96 A6qa
> '90 Miata, waiting for the S4 to get out of the garage so it can start
> its 1.8 transplant
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