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13.1 - Rear Caliper removal for the S-type ( Frank Benschop,  )

1. Disconnect as much of the brake lines as possible. This makes access better. This caused me the most trouble. It took me over an hour to loosen one connection, the flexible line at the T. All others needed some heat on the workbench.


2. Undo handbrake cable


3. Undo handbrake locktabs and bolts.


4. Rotated the handbrake calipers over the discs to the back and take them out.


5. Remove the bottom plate of the differential to gain some access and 'sight'.


6. Unbolt the caliper bolts. The top bolts from the front, the bottom bolts from the underside and/or front. You need a spanner with narrow sides (Am I clear? I am not refering to the wrench thickness). In general you are able to turn 1/2 a flat (1/12) at a time so you need to turn around the spanner all the time. But we have this all the time, haven't we? Sometimes, I was applying force the the differential casing instead of turning the bolt. It is difficult to see or feel. This calls for a smaller spanner or other angle.


7. Drop the calipers slightly. Pull the top of the caliper through the front opening and remove them through the front


 

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