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Calipers....

Post by cavmad » Thu Apr 13, 2006 1:07 pm

...are the front and rear ones the same or different?
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Post by Jayboy » Thu Apr 13, 2006 1:18 pm

They're very much different matey!

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Post by cavmad » Thu Apr 13, 2006 1:27 pm

Blinking flippity heck! Thank Jay, guess I`m just going to have to collect another BX (strictly spares only as too far gone to save) then.
Or maybe not..........
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Post by Way2go » Thu Apr 13, 2006 7:17 pm

Hey Cav, this must be a wind up question.......yes? :?

The number of BX's youv'e bought, saved, sold or stripped must have left you with inside-out knowledge of them. :D :D
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Post by ken newbold » Thu Apr 13, 2006 7:20 pm

I hope this doesn't mean you've bought a brand new rear one from M&M for the estate. :?

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Post by Vanny » Thu Apr 13, 2006 7:42 pm

just to point out billys softness, he himself took both rear and front brake calipers off the estate last weekend (albeit under supervision!), silly boy there miles different!



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Post by cavmad » Thu Apr 13, 2006 11:06 pm

Didn`t get the rears Vanny, that was the legs :P
Ken, not for the estate (now with added MOT) but someone`s asking me for some rear calipers on eBay and I wanted to check first. I will have some somewhere, in fact I`ve probably got a couple of sets kicking about.


:idea: *EDIT* You might be right actually Vanny, can you remember if I got the rear calipers off? Sleepy, perhaps you recall too?
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Post by mat_fenwick » Thu Apr 13, 2006 11:24 pm

M & M engineering (where you got the front caliper from) also had a rear set, I think he wanted £20 each for them brand new.

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Post by Vanny » Thu Apr 13, 2006 11:27 pm

Billy, we took the rears off as well! 17mm nuts then prised off the pipes, you'd have an interesting job getting the arms off without (and we got both sides), thinking about it they looked pretty good condition! You put them in the same car boot as everything else.

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Post by cavmad » Fri Apr 14, 2006 8:34 am

Yee-hah! (Runs quickly out to BX to get said parts.............) :D
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Post by Ian_Fearn » Fri Apr 14, 2006 8:46 am

mat_fenwick wrote:M & M engineering (where you got the front caliper from) also had a rear set, I think he wanted £20 each for them brand new.
M&M Engineering should give the forum a list of bits they've got. I'm sure they'd be able to have a right good clearout!
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Post by ken newbold » Fri Apr 14, 2006 8:51 am

M&M dont quite know what they've got. :!:

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Post by cavmad » Fri Apr 14, 2006 9:58 am

Anyhow Jon`s going to start his own BX Club shop (I think) and I`d rather buy off him!
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