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Old 02-20-2006, 10:41 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Cleaning Caliper Pistons

Guys,

Anyone rebuilt their calipers? I'm wondering if I should use a solution to dunk them in or use a very soft material to manually clean them with?

Remember, I'm talking about the caliper PISTONS, not the actual calipers...

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I remember someone saying they cleaned theirs with brake cleaner and a soft "scotch-brite" pad. I don't remember what color the pad was.
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geoff you know what you should do, is get in touch with whomever at BMW does the returns for core parts.. than if they can get you in touch with the people who do the refurbish(ing) of the calipers they might be able to tell you what is needed or what they use.
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