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Re: can't remove the brake piston

To: MG Nuts <>
Subject: Re: can't remove the brake piston
From: Skye Poier <>
Date: Mon, 31 Jan 2000 20:17:17 -0800
Mike knows the routine.  To get mine out, I used a slightly different
method; I put a big rad clamp on the piston, tightened it up as much as
I could, and used a big screwdriver to pry it out.

Plan on replacing the pistons.  If they're stuck, they're pitted.


Word on the street is that simon hurley said:
> Just taken the brake caliper off my 77 MGB.  The pistons are stuck in there 
> and screaming "no no, I'm not coming out!!"  Any recommendations for 
> enticing them out?  Using the cars braking system to blow them out is a non 
> starter like the car.

1966 MGB - GHN3L     Safety Fast!             __,__\__ 
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