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Replacement stock calipers

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I've done the brakes on my SVT several times and at least once on my focus wagon. I don't have a garage so whenever I do car work I prep it to be as quick and as easy as possible. I'm not interested in trying to rebuild all 4 calipers. A couple bolts to remove the old and a couple bolts to install the new.

I've had great succes with all 3 of my SVT'S and my wagon with Centric semi-loader rebuilt calipers. It took a while to even find the part numbers, but once I did I can't find them in stock anywhere. Anyone had any success with other brands and can share part numbers.

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Why do you need to rebuild the calipers I don't understand?
Why are you replacing the calipers?
I have done a ton of brake jobs not trying to be rude but I don't understand anything you are doing.

I'm sorry but nobody does what you are doing unless they have a bad brake caliper not very common I have replaced one in my lifetime. A proper quality brake job is new pads and rotors. The way you are doing it is definitely not faster, because you have to bleed all of the air out of the new calipers.



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Not rude, valid question. Eveybody has their own way of doing things.

Because calipers wear out. The seal on the piston can fail, the slide pins don't slide, or maybe the piston just won't go back in. All of this I'm not interested in dealing with. New calipers. Done.
I don't want to put in the time and money to replace new pads and rotors to have a caliper malfunction and wreck my brand new brake pads and/or rotors.
 


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I bought a few calipers from Rockauto for my other's car before, but from a Canadian Shopping perspective, try amazon, as the shipping from Rockauto may kill the deal.
 


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Ordered complete caliper, bracket, pins,brake line from Rock Auto. Came in two days that would have been 3-4 at dealer.Could not believe how corroded brake line was and frozen pins were on bracket. 44,000 miles and rear brakes are seized up. High maintenance area.
 


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