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Old 09-06-2018, 07:23 PM
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Question 79 Frt Brake calipers

Hello, I have a '79 XS 1100SF I am reconditioning. The front dual Brake calipers are gummed up > PB blaster helped but still cannot get pucks out . Any suggestions. PS> the Master Cyl is in pieces awaiting a rebuild kit at the moment.
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Old 09-06-2018, 10:59 PM
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Easy!
1. Find a bolt that fits the brake banjo bolt, 10mm if I remember correctly.
2. Loosen the bleeder valve just about 1 turn
3. Connect your grease gun to the bleeder and start to pump. The piston will come out without shooting across the garage.
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Old 09-06-2018, 11:14 PM
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I like to use the rear master cylinder to push out the pistons.
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