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Old 08-21-2012, 11:02 AM   #135
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Originally Posted by craydds View Post
But, as an example, rusted caliper pistons, could have been polished, rust treatment (Ospho,etc.), then reinstalled and it could possibly work alright; as was previously noted, they could rust again. So, in this case I am going with new pistons (freakin' expensive) because as Snowbum told me (personal email), we don't want to experiment with our brakes. Keep us posted on your project. Good luck, and stay tuned.
Hi, Craydds, great info here, thanks. I'm looking at some of that surface rust in the piston bore (piston itself I've already ordered). Would you recommend wax metallic finish to remove it?

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Thanks for any help.
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