broken font caliper



3 replies to this topic
  • crashtcs

Posted October 11, 2001 - 03:04 PM

#1

Has anyone, besides myself, broken one of the front caliper float pins -- not the brake pad pins, but the ones that the caliper actually floats on. Yamaha doesn't sell just the pin -- have to buy a new caliper assembly.

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Craig

  • Scott_F

Posted October 12, 2001 - 04:26 AM

#2

Craig, I can sell you a caliper. As for the caliper pin, it would be easy to have a machinist make one for you.

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  • KTM250rm

Posted October 12, 2001 - 04:48 AM

#3

I can't recall which one, maybe Dennis Kirk, but I have seen in catalogs where you can just order new caliper pins for most bikes.

In fact, when you order EBC brakepads, sometimes they throw in new pad pins.

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  • crashtcs

Posted October 22, 2001 - 08:29 PM

#4

Although it's been a while since my original post, I figured I'd better follow up to the replies. Thanks to Scott F for the offer to buy a caliper, but, that is what I am trying to avoid. Since I have the broken piece, and haven't come across any other solutions, I am going to try a local machinist. Maybe get have a couple extra made!

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Craig





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