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Front Brake Calipers
« on: July 03, 2009, 12:02:00 PM »
I have a '71 Bus and I need to replace the front calipers. Any suggestions? There don't seem to be any out there. The ones I have work but the previous owner snapped off the tops of the bleeder screws. I've tried penetrating oil and an easy out as well as heat and an easy out. They seem to be frozen.


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Re: Front Brake Calipers
« Reply #1 on: July 03, 2009, 02:21:54 PM »
"I spent the first 20 years of my life trying to bag some weed....... and now the rest of my life ....just bagging weeds......"

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"I spent the first 20 years of my life trying to bag some weed....... and now the rest of my life ....just bagging weeds......"

Peace,
Paul @ http://Lovemybus.com
www.arklatexvwclub.com

1973 Adventurewagen  2.8L            "Clyde"
1961 Deluxe Beetle "ALA...Original"   "Christine"


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Re: Front Brake Calipers
« Reply #3 on: July 03, 2009, 05:57:44 PM »
Thanks. Hopefully I'll be able to get a pair...of calipers. I don't know how I overlooked the Bus Depot. Thanks again.


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Re: Front Brake Calipers
« Reply #4 on: July 11, 2009, 06:15:32 PM »
So I got the new calipers from an undisclosed vendor. The right caliper only has one bleeder screw and it is either the wrong size or it's stripped. Does anyone know if the bus can have a caliper with only one bleeder? It seems to fit but screw thing leaves me feeling, well, screwed.


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