Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: United Kingdom
Is this caliper tool required because the pistons are threaded in the cylinders?
Personally I've found a right size "G" clamp is all I've needed to push the pistons back.
As far as tight bolts, if they're really that tight and you can't get them out, patience and not brute strength is handy. You can try WD (cures coughs, colds, sore holes and pimples on your d***y), leaving it for a night. If this doesn't work, the JUDICIAL application of heat from a blow torch can do it. Heating the thread socket and not the bolt. Railway engine fitters used to pee on rusted bolts or nuts they had to undo, and then come back the neaxt morning. That was back in the days of steam, so maybe thier "water" was differtent. But the neighbours may raise eyebrows if they see you doing it on your car.