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Rear caliper seal kit

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1Rear caliper seal kit Empty Rear caliper seal kit on 3rd May 2016, 5:52 pm

burrows1980

burrows1980
Evenin,

I've found the front seal repair kits but buggered if I can find a rear seal and piston kit. I'm too tight to send them Biggred, checked there site and can't see the kits listed..

Is there another manufacturer that's the same size piston and seals?

Cheers

Gaz

2Rear caliper seal kit Empty Re: Rear caliper seal kit on 3rd May 2016, 6:27 pm

burrows1980

burrows1980
Think I may have found them:

http://brakeparts.co.uk/#!/shop/NISSAN/SUNNY/91-95/SUNNY%20N14%202.0%20GTI-R%204X4%20TURBO/Rear%20-%20Brake%20Calipers%20and%20Wheel%20cylinders

3Rear caliper seal kit Empty Re: Rear caliper seal kit on 3rd May 2016, 6:34 pm

johnny gtir

johnny gtir
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Good find

4Rear caliper seal kit Empty Re: Rear caliper seal kit on 3rd May 2016, 7:07 pm

burrows1980

burrows1980
Ordered both sides being delivered Thursday, will report back thumbsup

5Rear caliper seal kit Empty Re: Rear caliper seal kit on 3rd May 2016, 7:15 pm

Mr B

Mr B
gtir technician
gtir technician
looks right, they out of stock so if you get them they were last ones lol .

6Rear caliper seal kit Empty Re: Rear caliper seal kit on 3rd May 2016, 7:31 pm

burrows1980

burrows1980
yep they showed as in stock when I ordered them, thank god I got them need to bleed the brakes this week, hopefully get the lump back in soon! Want to check the bias valve doesnt leak before engine goes in.

Any tips bleeding a completely dry braking system? is it a case of open rear caliper nipples and start pouring fluid into the reservoir unto fluid starts to weep out, then same for front, then go onto bleeding the system?

Ive got no fancy gadgets, good old tube and jar Laughing

Engine nearly there, built up over weekend:

Rear caliper seal kit E85C6B9A-DC95-4405-8C69-159993DF1AA0_zpsha1ivmz3

Rear caliper seal kit 7ED3BCBD-FCD1-4F0C-8AC7-BEE480365F78_zpskbvksfxo

Ended up using Nissan Rings Mr B! Got the others refunded, chap on ebay in lativa sold brand new ones for £90, ring gap was inside the spec so alls good in the end!

7Rear caliper seal kit Empty Re: Rear caliper seal kit on 3rd May 2016, 7:48 pm

johnny gtir

johnny gtir
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Looks well nice and clean

8Rear caliper seal kit Empty Re: Rear caliper seal kit on 3rd May 2016, 7:59 pm

Mr B

Mr B
gtir technician
gtir technician
Yeh you can try opening up rears & see if will pump fluid through then do front then go back & do each circuit back to front couple times to make sure all air out. If got abs you may get problems & need loosen lines at abs unit to try shift some air, if all fails you might need a vacuum pump.
Ball valve like get on car washer lines are good on the hose and jar method as cut back on reverse flow & can speed up the bleed process .
Have seen a second car used as vacuum source with long hose to nipple with short clear section and stop valve so can block line before fluid drawn into second engine lol.
Bit of a hillbilly trick & not overly recommended but handy if in a real jam .

Got lucky on piston rings in end, glad got refund & all worked out good & in spec .

9Rear caliper seal kit Empty Re: Rear caliper seal kit on 3rd May 2016, 8:06 pm

burrows1980

burrows1980
Non abs model thankfully so fingers crossed it all goes easy!!

Think I've got ocd car cleaning Laughing I know it's going to get dirty but what the hell l, easy to spot leaks!

10Rear caliper seal kit Empty Re: Rear caliper seal kit on 3rd May 2016, 8:16 pm

Mr B

Mr B
gtir technician
gtir technician
I do believe the caliper kits cross with kia hyundia or both, will see if can drag up kit P/N at some point & add to the thread ...

nothing wrong with bit of proper cleaning lol .

11Rear caliper seal kit Empty Re: Rear caliper seal kit on 13th May 2016, 5:26 am

DaniRS

DaniRS
@burrows1980 wrote:Evenin,

I've found the front seal repair kits but buggered if I can find a rear seal and piston kit.  I'm too tight to send them Biggred, checked there site and can't see the kits listed..

Is there another manufacturer that's the same size piston and seals?

Cheers

Gaz

Hi, i found this: http://biggred.co.uk/brakecaliperrepairkit_brk203410 Cool

12Rear caliper seal kit Empty Re: Rear caliper seal kit on 13th May 2016, 7:11 am

burrows1980

burrows1980
I meant to update this but forgot, biggred emailed me back with the rear kit part numbers, but I'd already ordered, received and fitted the other ones.  This is there email:

Hi we sell both item separately they are available on our website, if you go to the top right hand page of the website and type
BRP233416 for the piston and BRK203434 for the kit
Regards
John Smith
Director
Bigg Red Ltd
0044 1905 428793


Bit more expensive than what I paid. Oh and had to make yet another tool

Rear caliper seal kit 82296BC6-E5BB-4B7B-9F66-B89C958D7D41_zpsqd5jw0jt

Yep a caliper piston wind in tool Laughing worked a treat! A butchered angle grinder key tool welded to a bolt Laughing

13Rear caliper seal kit Empty Re: Rear caliper seal kit on 13th May 2016, 7:46 am

gtir_woody

gtir_woody
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That tool is quite creative Smile

14Rear caliper seal kit Empty Re: Rear caliper seal kit on 13th May 2016, 8:40 am

burrows1980

burrows1980
Did the trick, could be bothered spending more money on a tool I'll use once in a blue moon, plus the wife had gone out in the car and the battery was flat on my van Laughing

Thought I could do it with long nose pliers at first but nope!

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