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Posted: Mon Jul 30, 2007 4:03 pm 
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Hi guys

Im about to do brakes pads on the rear. Now, What do i use to push the piston back into the caliper, and second..... Can i push the piston back into the caliper while the fluid brake lines are off? or is that a no no?

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Posted: Mon Jul 30, 2007 4:19 pm 
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What model is the car? If its EF/EL you can use a G clamp leaving the old pad on the piston as a plate for the G clamp to press against. Leave the brake lines on.
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Posted: Mon Jul 30, 2007 4:26 pm 
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alright, i'm gonna have to go find a g clamp in my messy garage!


What happens if you took the brake lines off?
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Posted: Mon Jul 30, 2007 5:43 pm 
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because break lines are off ,when you connect back on you will need to bleed

 

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