[DML] Re: Specs on rear caliper bolts?
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[DML] Re: Specs on rear caliper bolts?



I asked the vendors if anyone had oversize pistons or sleeved the 
bores.....Nobody did this.  Pitting in the bores is not a problem as 
long as they are clean without burs.  The seal seat has to good as 
not to leak.


--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "David Teitelbaum" <jtrealty@...> 
wrote:
>
> There are many areas of the Delorean that have little to no
> documentation. About the only thing mentioned about the calipers is
> that you are not supposed to take them apart. The book considers 
them
> unrepairable. The mechanics were supposed to just replace them. As a
> practical matter now of course you can rebuild them. You can also
> reuse that tiny square "O" ring that seals the to halves together (I
> use silicon sealer on it). I just tighten those bolts up "real 
tight".
> No spec. You may choose to use some Lock-Tite on them also. You have
> to be sure the parts are very clean with no burrs, nicks, or
> scratches. The bores where the pistons go can't have pitting and if
> the plating is worn off the pistons they have to be replaced. The
> bores can be sleeved. Most of the vendors have an exchange program 
for
> cores. They also offer sleeved calipers or you can send them out
> yourself directly to places like White Post.
> David Teitelbaum
> vin 10757
> 
> 
> 
> --- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "joekuchan" <josephkuchan@> wrote:
> >
> > Anyone know off the top of their head what the specs are for the 
four 
> > bolts that hold the two rear caliper halves together? 
> > 
> > I haven't popped one out to measure but looking at them from the 
end 
> > they look to be about M8 by maybe 50 or 55 MM long with a 
standard 
> > thread pitch, but does anyine know for sure? Also what property 
class 
> > should they be? 8.8? 10.2? 12.2?
> > 
> > Thanks,
> > Joe
> >
>




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