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Re: rear brake pad springs... how to fasten them to piston
Can you post a picture of what you mean ?
The thin spring clips should clip onto the piston no problem.
You have to sort of slide the pad into the caliper with a twisting motion, as you do this the clips squash in so they are gripping the groove around the piston.
If the clips are too tight down to the back of the pad you will have to bend them up a bit.
Make sure the clips engage properly because if they end up sitting on top of the piston the pad won't sit correctly and cause it to wear unevenly.
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