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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 05-16-2019, 04:59 PM Thread Starter
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Rear caliper movement .

Hey guys , do me a favor please see If your rear calipers move , like grab a hold of It and see If there Is any play there . mine move slightly and they are torqued to spec , just wondering If they are supposed to be that way or not ..


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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 05-16-2019, 05:04 PM
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Floating calipers (by design, laterally) are a GOOD thing. I'll check mine tonight.

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post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old 05-16-2019, 05:47 PM
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I have noticed in the past that mine moves a little. I considered it to be normal.
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Caliper has to move, otherwise you would only wear one pad of the 2. Caliper works like a pair of pliers, but the piston is on one side only, and you would only get half the braking power if it couldn't slide.

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Mine wiggles just slightly, as a floating caliper should. It's all goooood!

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post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old 05-18-2019, 02:30 PM
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Confirmed, mine wiggles as well. Looks normal!
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