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MG MGA - 1600 brake caliper piston removal
|My 1957 1500 MGA has 1600 Lockeed front disk brakes. When I took them apart, I found that all 4 pistons in the calipers were solidly frozen in the retracted position. The brake system is down, with no hydraulic pressure in it. I used compressed air to blow out 3 of the 4 stuck pistons, but the fourth won't budge. I have tried freezing the stuck caliper and then applying compressed air, but no luck. Has anybody had any luck with application of heat? Are there any other suggestions?|
|On the MGA Forum website, there is a chain of suggestions under the question of Caliper Reconditioning with several good answers..|
PLease see this thread:
|When we did mine we had better luck with grease that with compressed air.|
This thread was discussed between 15/09/2009 and 16/09/2009
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