I agree w/ David, except I use a small diameter wire w/ a 90 degree bend in
the end instead of a screwdriver. Just slip the bent end under the lip of
the seal and pull it around.
> I thought those were a pain too... If I remember correctly, I attached the
> boot to the caliper first, then
> applied a very light film of lithium grease to the lip of the boot.
> ...Then slid the piston into the caliper as far as it would go, and pushed
> on the sides of the boot to work the lip up to the groove in the piston. I
> used a v.small common screwdriver to help work the lip into the piston
> groove. (being careful not to cut the boot)>
> David W. Jones
> I frustrated trying to get the boots over the pistons. Here's what
> procedure I'm following: 1 install rubber ring into the lower ring recess
> after coating it and the caliper fluid chamber with fluid. 2 install the
> lip of the boot into the top ring recess. 3 try to make the boot come up
> around the bottom of the piston = frustration.