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Old March 16th, 2011, 12:17 PM
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Huh, that's weird...if I compared my brake job to a girl, the calipers were the panties. No problems getting them off whatsoever, once you get that far. I guess the prior owner must have had them off recently.....
My calipers were so bad that the place that rebuilt them asked if my truck had been at the bottom of the Chicago River for an extended period of time. I have a picture of the calipers before and after here:

http://found90.wordpress.com/2010/07/03/fourth_of_july/

Maybe my truck isn't quite as easy as yours.....
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Old March 16th, 2011, 01:06 PM
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This is a bad caliper...
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Old March 16th, 2011, 03:55 PM
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My calipers were so bad that the place that rebuilt them asked if my truck had been at the bottom of the Chicago River for an extended period of time. I have a picture of the calipers before and after here:

http://found90.wordpress.com/2010/07/03/fourth_of_july/

Maybe my truck isn't quite as easy as yours.....
So I guess when things are "lost" they tend to turn to shit. Then when they are "found" you have a tougher time of it. But it looks like you've conquered it. Well done on the rehab/rebuild, she looks great. Now its time to wheel! Paging Clarence....
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