CAN YOU RESURFACE CALIPER PISTONS

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bsa70
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CAN YOU RESURFACE CALIPER PISTONS

Post by bsa70 » Wed Sep 06, 2017 4:21 pm

Hi can you resurface caliper pistons with emery paper, and if so how much can be took off
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Re: CAN YOU RESURFACE CALIPER PISTONS

Post by headcoats » Tue Sep 12, 2017 11:15 am

Heading for quick failure of the seals IMO
You can get stainless pistons for less money than genuine and don't forget the red rubber grease !
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Re: CAN YOU RESURFACE CALIPER PISTONS

Post by 500bernie » Tue Sep 12, 2017 9:21 pm

I used the stainless steel pistons with dot 5 silicone fluid (no rubber grease).
No problems at all, the feel is solid.
And hopefully nothing to corrode.
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