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While I'm at it, a cheap and effective pad reset tool.

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While I'm at it, a cheap and effective pad reset tool.

Post by pointblank0 » Mon Dec 17, 2012 9:15 pm

Bought this a few years back and it makes life a whole lot easier. Very cheap too and no problems so far -

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Well worth it. Have a look on ebay. I paid about a tenner for mine.

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Re: While I'm at it, a cheap and effective pad reset tool.

Post by megawatt » Mon Dec 17, 2012 9:24 pm

Got a link mate. Only seen em for 20?
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Re: While I'm at it, a cheap and effective pad reset tool.

Post by Tankbag » Mon Dec 17, 2012 9:33 pm

Eedjit question now, does this tool let you push the pads in or in & pull them out ?
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Post by Stu » Mon Dec 17, 2012 9:34 pm

push them back in :)
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Post by pointblank0 » Mon Dec 17, 2012 9:46 pm

Tankbag wrote:Eedjit question now, does this tool let you push the pads in or in & pull them out ?
Cheers.
They are quite thick steel. I just let the pads flop out them push back the pistons direct. The faces are big enough to cover about 3/4 of each piston in a 2 or 4 piston set up, and winds them back in evenly.

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Post by pointblank0 » Mon Dec 17, 2012 9:47 pm

megawatt wrote:Got a link mate. Only seen em for 20?
Let me have a look around. Mine were definitely around £10, but a few years ago. I have seen them recently for around the same. As I say, I'll take a look and get a link up.

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Post by pointblank0 » Mon Dec 17, 2012 9:54 pm

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/261142692860? ... 1423.l2649

Cheapest on there at the mo, at just under £12 (not including the postage)

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Post by megawatt » Mon Dec 17, 2012 10:48 pm

Cheers mate! :mrgreen:
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Re: While I'm at it, a cheap and effective pad reset tool.

Post by JamBerryKing » Sat Dec 29, 2012 10:26 pm

Just ordered some as im planning on doing my brakes sometime in the new year. Just got to save for the bloody discs -.-
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Re: While I'm at it, a cheap and effective pad reset tool.

Post by pointblank0 » Mon Dec 31, 2012 8:44 pm

I often worry and dread my disks needing replacing. A fu*k lot of money for some round bits of steel with holes drilled in. Go to Afghanistan and there's loads of steel things lying around with holes in!

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