[Healeys] Split the Calipers?

i erbs eyera3000 at gmail.com
Sat Feb 18 12:05:41 MST 2017

There is a internal seal that is the issue. Someone can correct me if I'm
wrong, bu tit was a hard to source and place square seal between the halves.
Soak it in anti-seize for quite a while before trying to get the pistons
out. take out the bleed screw.

Ira Erbs
      _______                                  _______
     (______ \____1959 BN4____/ _______)
          BT7 engine and disk brakes

A racing car is an animal with a thousand adjustments. Mario Andretti
Please excuse random auto corrects and misspelled words

On Sat, Feb 18, 2017 at 10:24 AM, Mike Tobin <ahbt71 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi All,
> Time to attack the front calipers on the BT7.  They've been sitting for
> over 30 years and are really sad looking.
> I'm thinking the only way I'm going to get a purchase on them to get them
> out is to split the calipers.  The factory manual, however,  sez (in BOLD)
> to not attempt this.   Why is this?  In the archives folks say it can be
> done.  Anything I have to watch for other than being clean and careful?
> Cheers and Thanks,
> Mike Tobin
> Townsend, Montana
> _______________________________________________
> Support Team.Net http://www.team.net/donate.html
> Suggested annual donation  $12.75
> Archive: http://www.team.net/archive
> Forums: http://www.team.net/forums
> Healeys at autox.team.net
> http://autox.team.net/mailman/listinfo/healeys
> Unsubscribe/Manage: http://autox.team.net/mailman/
> options/healeys/eyera3000 at gmail.com
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://autox.team.net/pipermail/healeys/attachments/20170218/8fb066b5/attachment.html>
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: IMG_20170218_103713394_HDR.jpg
Type: image/jpeg
Size: 54014 bytes
Desc: not available
URL: <http://autox.team.net/pipermail/healeys/attachments/20170218/8fb066b5/attachment.jpg>

More information about the Healeys mailing list