[ROVERNET - UK] Those wonderful rear calipers...

Eric Russell p6rovers at yahoo.com
Tue Jun 15 04:36:00 BST 2004

Contact Pierre. This amazing source had all of what
you descibe as faulty!


--- Paul Smith <Paul.Smith at auroraenergy.com.au> wrote:
> I changed the front diff mount on Saturday, to get
> the exhaust pipe mount
> that the later ones have.  Found out that later
> mounting brackets have the
> rubber mount 12mm further to the right.
> While I was there (grunt, shove etc) I checked the
> handbrake actuators since
> it had slowly been requiring more clicks... the
> right caliper was at full
> travel.  Oh well.
> Thanks to the Queen I had yesterday off, so the
> caliper came out (with
> difficulty) using the halfshaft and disc out method.
>  The pointy bit wasn't
> contacting the toothed wheel at all, so I stuck a
> spare in and away it went.
> Yes the beam was the correct way around.  I'm
> getting very speedy at
> reconstructing these calipers.
> However, the tab washers on the halfshaft have died.
>  I tried split washers
> last time, but they were Not happy this time, having
> dug in to the bolt head
> they got stuck and self destructed when I torqued
> it.
> I'm now trying flat washers.  Anyone else tried this
> approach?
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