Caliper pin's QUESTION - Wrist Twisters
 
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post #1 of 2 Old 05-08-2011, 01:27 PM Thread Starter
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Caliper pin's QUESTION

OK, so im in the process of changing break pads on my 919... no biggy. But i always wondered why on the caliper pins do they use just a flat head locking screw cap thing. Why not use something like a stubby bolt / cap head screw you can actually use something on rather than a flat head that strips shit out?

would there be any problems say if i went to the hardware store got the correct treadled stubby bolt and use that to capture the main pad pin in place?

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post #2 of 2 Old 05-08-2011, 01:40 PM
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Ive always wondered that as well, but id be reluctant to put a different screw in place of that pin. Engineers picked that alloy of metal, and even that head for a reason.

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