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    rear brakes

    just put on new rear discs but when i tried to push back the piston in the caliper it wouldnt budge, can anybody help or is there a easy way, any help would be great as the car is off road till i get it done.

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    You need to rotate them as you push them back in.

    Hafords sell the magic tool to make it a cinch for about £20

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    are they easy to turn as u push then in or are they realy stiff

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    oh and what direction do they turn

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    I've only ever used the proper tool, and that turns the clockwise

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    has anyone got a pic so i know what im looking for

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    i just hit mine with a hammer it worked and they still work lol
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    its easyer with them off the car, and for some reason you need to push really hard and turn clockwise.

    I had this trouble last week.

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    you can buy the tool from halfarts for £12

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    I think the tool is £8 from vxl

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