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Rear Brakes - replacing pads and unseizing a caliper...

DharmaSoldat2011-03-04 05:19:58 +0000 #1
Wondering how much this kinda thing should cost. I've done a little bit of research and such but wanted to hear from the rest of you if you've had this work done on your ride.

Cheers!
Scott2011-03-04 05:25:59 +0000 #2
It's pretty easy to do it yourself. You'll need access to an air compressor to blo out the pistons in the caliper. Buy yourself some new O-rings and gaskets for the calipers and some new pads. some new brake fluid, and perhaps a brake master cylinder rebuild kit for both the front and back. easy-peasy. and a hundred and fifty bucks or so.

Cheers,
David Morrow2011-03-04 05:28:37 +0000 #3
I've used a grease gun to get the piston unstuck. A little messy but not really that bad. It'll grab right on to the bleeder.

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