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Re: Brake hose not sealing to caliper - Clio MK2 Rear Disc

Originally Posted by TTT View Post
That was going to be my next suggestion....

If you get a new union and put a half depth hacksaw cut up the length of the threads you have a tap that will cut / clean the threads in the caliper

I put a vee in the threads with the grindstone, so the leading edge is at 90 degrees to the thread. I found that a hacksaw cut didn't leave enough space for swarf. Works very well.

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