Toyota FJ Cruiser Forum - View Single Post - What did you do TO your FJ Cruiser TODAY?
View Single Post
post #41724 of (permalink) Old 07-06-2018, 09:40 AM
FatJohnson
Forum Superstar
 
FatJohnson's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2015
Location: Upstairs, Canada
Posts: 2,426
Mentioned: 49 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 880 Post(s)
Garage
What did you do TO your FJ Cruiser TODAY?

Quote:
endus previously said: View Post
Weird that the pistons wouldn't move...did you use a C-Clamp?



Had the same exact problem with the pins, though. I beat on the tapered end with a punch until the end was flared out. You made the right move just ordering new calipers.









Yes. Check the maintenance tech forum, there's a big thread on brakes.


Thanks for the quick reply! I used two big flat head screw drivers, which always worked before, and it worked fine on the outer pistons, but the inside two pistons would barely budge and spring right back when I stopped prying them back.

I will check that thread out when I get a chance[emoji1417]. I hope the callipers work with the OEM pads I bought..it was late and I was tired so I only thought of that after I bought them DOH! Thanks again[emoji1431]


Sent from my NiPhone using Tapatalk

Last edited by FatJohnson; 07-06-2018 at 10:36 AM.
FatJohnson is offline  
 
 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome