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I just assembled my front and rear calipers tonight, and I noticed, that once I tightened down all the bolts, that the calipers in the front were rubbing a bit. I have not tightened the rears yet, but is there some sort of adjustment that needs to be made to the front to center it? It doesn't appear so because there is essentially 2 bolts that go through the top of the caliper and hold the caliper to the spindle. There are rubber Grommets between the caliper and spindle, but I am pretty sure everything is in place. I have posted a couple pics, so any thoughts would be great. Thanks.


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Calipers are on the wrong sides, the bleeder should point to the rear of the car, not straight up. You will never get all the air out of the system as they are installed. Swap them side-to-side.

FWIW, there is always a little drag with the floating single piston units.
 

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John,

Before you ruin a perfectly good car and maybe even crush yourself, go spend $50 and get yourself a good set of jackstands.... that cinder block placed on it's "weak side" is an accident waiting to happen.

Or wait a second.... you're still single aren't you? Do you have a will? ;) Am I in it? ;)

Dave
 

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Thanks for the info on the calipers...I will swap them tomorrow. Strange, I didn't notice a RH and LH or side markings, but I may have missed them. My new rear calipers do have them, but they are from stainless steel Brake Co. Thanks and maybe that will make the difference. So other than the 2 big bolts that hold it to the spindle, there is no way to make adjustments right?

Dave,

I live life on the edge...as you know by my selection in guys working on the car. Just kidding. Actually, you can't see it but the car is held up by 4 jack stands, 2 front, 2 back. The cinder block is a backup in case one gives. Granted it won't hold for long, but may give me enough time to roll out from under it if a stand fails.
 

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There is no adjustment(besides the bleeder obviously).
 

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I think I just saw the RH and LH indicators......son of a @@$#%^&!
 
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