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Old 12-26-07, 02:26 PM   #1
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Avid Juicy 7 disassembly?

I'd like to take a caliper apart and clean the cruft out of it. The thing looks to be completely caked over w/ road salt, pad compound, dirt and etc.

Good idea? Methods?

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Also, see the very important tip at the bottom of Page 11. Not many shop instructions include this crucial detail.
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Well I came to the conclusion that a) I didn't follow the instructions on the bottom of page 11 and b) that caliper has gone to the dogs.

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