How to rebuild Z32 calipers - Awesome tutorial!

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How to rebuild Z32 calipers - Awesome tutorial!

Postby AZhitman » Sat Feb 11, 2012 11:17 pm

One of the best articles I've seen on rebuilding Z32 calipers.

Z32 Caliper Rebuild

Enjoy!


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Re: How to rebuild Z32 calipers - Awesome tutorial!

Postby 300ZXttZMAN » Sun Feb 12, 2012 2:29 am

Very nice!

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Re: How to rebuild Z32 calipers - Awesome tutorial!

Postby DCaff300ZX » Sun Feb 12, 2012 1:18 pm

Nice...but I prefer to use a 2X4 chunk between the calipers when air-forcing them out, much safer as those babies ARE moving hard and fast.

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Re: How to rebuild Z32 calipers - Awesome tutorial!

Postby AZhitman » Sun Feb 12, 2012 11:26 pm

Good point, D. I use this method as well.

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Re: How to rebuild Z32 calipers - Awesome tutorial!

Postby BigTDogg (MA) » Wed Feb 15, 2012 8:57 am

DCaff300ZX wrote:Nice...but I prefer to use a 2X4 chunk between the calipers when air-forcing them out, much safer as those babies ARE moving hard and fast.
Agreed, and splitting Z32 calipers is not recommended for two (three) reasons:

1) there is no replacement for that O-ring from Nissan. You'd need to source a high temp, brake fluid resistant O-ring on your own.

2) there is no torque spec for the caliper bolts, not in the FSM anyway.

and 3) there is no benefit to doing it. Simply use a thin wood block (I used a 1x3) between the calipers to get the pistons out. That's how I did mine, and it worked great.

That's the only reason I don't recommend this article to anyone.


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