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#2
Refurbishment of Ventilated Front Disc Brake Calipers

The following photos show the refurbishment of my FHK11 Cabriolet's front disc brake calipers:

Driver's side ventilated front disc and caliper assembly removed
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Calipers before being stripped down
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Caliper stripped down into individual components before cleaning
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Caliper in the de-greasing tank
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Caliper after being cleaned
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Corroded caliper pistons (pots)!
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Painting the caliper components
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New brake pads, cleaner and seal kit
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Re-assembled caliper with new pads, pistons and seals
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Caliper and new ventilated disc refitted to hub
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Wheel re-fitted looks good! :)
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Next project the refurbishment of the rear drum brakes and new HoseTechnik stainless steel braided brake hoses, I will post the pics! :)

I hope the above attached pics will be of interest to fellow cab owners!

Cheers
Andy :D
 

Andy_S

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#4
Brake Discs are off a 1.4 K11 00-02 Model because they are Vented.

Mine were from Tarox - Ignore the Pads code as thats wrong pads

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