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PostPosted: Mon Sep 22, 2008 4:36 pm 
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If a chap had operated his hyd discs without a wheel fitted, what would chap have to do to release them?

Clearly this is on the off-chance that I see anyone out on a ride that has had this problem as I would not have done something as silly...


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PostPosted: Mon Sep 22, 2008 4:43 pm 
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Thank God we're only talking hypothetically!

Put a flat head screwdriver/tire lever in the gap and twist. This should push the pistons back.


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PostPosted: Mon Sep 22, 2008 4:49 pm 
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Cool, I like agricultural fixes, will make sure that I carry a suitable screwdriver in case the need ever arises...

Thanks


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PostPosted: Mon Sep 22, 2008 4:57 pm 
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:lol:


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PostPosted: Mon Sep 22, 2008 7:32 pm 
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would southbound like to borrow a screwdriver now.... :D


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PostPosted: Mon Sep 22, 2008 7:34 pm 
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just kidding.


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PostPosted: Mon Sep 22, 2008 7:43 pm 
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ideally you should use something that will not damage the pads*, such as supermarket loyalty cards wedged into any remaining gap to open the gap up again.

* unless you already have knackered pads & some fresh ones to fit.


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PostPosted: Mon Sep 22, 2008 8:06 pm 
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Good tip on the cards, will remember that...(for next time)


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PostPosted: Mon Sep 22, 2008 8:30 pm 
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PMSL! :lol:


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PostPosted: Mon Sep 22, 2008 10:49 pm 
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Yeah, be careful with anything sharp, like a screwdriver :evil:
If you want to be safe, take out the pads first, then simply push the pistons back in.

I have used a screw driver before and detroyed a pad :oops:


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