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Discussion in 'Z3 M Roadster & Coupé' started by miller1098, Jun 22, 2014.

  1. miller1098

    miller1098 Zorg Guru (V)
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    Front caliper sticking,I've worked that out.But this is my list of questions 1.refurb old ones or go for new 2. Do the 2 fronts as they are both the same age .3 stay with the ones with ///m on or does it really matter? Thanks all replies welcome.even ones that have gratuitous innuendo about sheep.
     
  2. Lee

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    I had one sticking, Got the new seal kit from bmw. Grit blasted the calliper and refitted looks like new.
     
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  3. zedonist

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    I would refurb, it is only a casting with a piston and some seals, really easy job
     
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  4. Brian H

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    If you are handy with the tools refurb yourself, seals and pistons can easily be bought. If you are not confident then either get them refurbished professionally or buy an aftermarket set.

    BIGGRED are a company that offer a total refurbishment service, good service from them too.
     
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    Thanks refurb it is.
     
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    I have two spare sets of callipers which I must get around to refurbing. :rolleyes:
     
  8. t-tony

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    If you don't get any lubricant with the seals, use new clean brake fluid to lube the seal and piston before installing the piston into the calliper.
     
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  9. David Cullen

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    done mine last Saturday, got kit on ebay using bigred code, brakes are like new, also changed the pads and discs of course :)