I did successfully bleed the system . . .
But now I can't seem to get one of the eccentric caliper pivots all the way in. The other one went right in. But this one won't budge no matter how much I wiggle it and push. I don't want to force it with a hammer because I think it shouldn't be that stubborn. Any suggestions?
I discovered this years ago when painting the calipers with high temp caliper paint. The paint requires curing at 200 degrees F and unfortunately that made the glue fail that holds in the buttons and they fell out.
The buttons I had were chipped on the face. I couldn't find replacements, but the buttons are made symmetrical and I simply reversed them and glued them back in with loctite.
Snowbum sent me a picture of the button against the slider ear. It shows how the button can be damaged by using a BFH on the caliper. The other photos are ones I took
It will go in if things are right and aligned.
As Randolph states in his post where he did something wrong, the internal parts are not available to replace.
Sorry to be a jerk but, you got lucky this time, next time, maybe not.
I admit, I have little or no patience but a lot of the time on my projects if I am struggling with putting something back together and it is not cooperating, after leaving for a bit and returning, things usually go together the second time. Or, if I get a friend to look at it. St.