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Re: brake pads

To: Michael Jose <>, "'MG Mail list'" <>
Subject: Re: brake pads
From: dennis <>
Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2002 14:31:25 -0800
I've always used a small C clamp and a little block of wood.  The small block of
wood goes inside the piston to give the clamp something to push against

Dennis Cox
67 MGB

Michael Jose wrote:

> I'm putting new pads on my front brakes right now, and I have a silly
> newbie type question: how the devil does one push the pistons back in?
> bentley says to use a suitable clamp (?), haynes says to push them
> 'right in'
> I took off the master cylinder cap, but I would rather not take the
> calipers off, as the rotors look alright to me.  This seems like
> something simple, routine, but I can't figure it out!
> thanks in advance
> mike jose
> 79 B
> phoenix

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