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Rear Brake Pads & Caliper Tool ???

Discussion in 'A4/A4 cabriolet/S4 forum(B6 chassis)' started by roy_barber99, Jul 6, 2008.

  1. roy_barber99
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    Do you really need a wind back tool to change the rear pads, or can i use something else?

    anyone any ideas?

    Cheers
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    You can do it with some big grips and a plastic hammer but it takes ages,much better off with the wind in tool,takes seconds.
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    trying to avoid buying one! still works out cheaper though so might aswell !
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    I dont know the proceedure as i have never done it, but could you use a G-clamp to wind the piston back?
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  5. stuart scott
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    You can make one with an old socket, then just screw the piston in with a ratchet.
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  6. howdy quattro
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    i just used a big prybar and some big pipe grips, but does take abit tho.
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    purchased a tool and it touk 5 mins a caliper !!
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