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Brake overhaul

Post by philwood2002gl60rp@gmail.com »

Hello everyone,
I am planning a rear brake overhaul i.e. new discs / calipers and backplates along with any cables etc. for the barely adequate handbrake.
The only thing l am struggling with is obtaining some replacement back plates.
Please could anyone advise.

Best wishes,

Phil Wood.


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Black is not a colour ! .... Its the absence of colour
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Changing the backing plates is a big job. Thats why lots of people just rip off the old rusted ones and leave them.
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Topdownman wrote: 04/07/22 13:26 Changing the backing plates is a big job. That's why lots of people just rip off the old rusted ones and leave them.
:th: especially the rears, all three MR2's are the same in that respect, a pain in the proverbial :sad:
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jimi wrote: 04/07/22 15:33
Topdownman wrote: 04/07/22 13:26 Changing the backing plates is a big job. That's why lots of people just rip off the old rusted ones and leave them.
:th: especially the rears, all three MR2's are the same in that respect, a pain in the proverbial :sad:
Really!? That's a real shame but thanks for the info.

I'm currently thinking the same thing and updating the callipers, discs and pads. Is it still a pain once everything has been taken out?

Like the OP, it'd be nice to have it all looking A1
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