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rear brake pad springs... how to fasten them to piston

hi guys,

so i am curious as to how to fasten the inner pad onto the piston... the only way i can see to do it is using the bottom clip on the pad as the two side ones dont go anywhere near.

so using a small screwdriver i lift the clip slightly and slide the clip under the edge of the piston??

anything else?
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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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