Parts Catalog Accessories Catalog How To Articles Tech Forums
Call Pelican Parts at 888-280-7799
Shopping Cart Cart | Project List | Order Status | Help



Go Back   PeachParts Mercedes-Benz Forum > Mercedes-Benz Tech Information and Support > Tech Help

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 02-15-2018, 04:12 PM
Registered User
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Posts: 6
'87 300td ATE rear brake caliper piston alignment

In process of re-sealing my calipers. Understand that the pistons need to be aligned correctly (20 deg) to reduce noise when braking. Can I eye-ball the pistons to an a "near enough" position? If I get it wrong, are squealing brakes the worst that will likely happen...or is proper position more critical than I understand it to be. Thanks much

Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 02-15-2018, 04:21 PM
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 7,534
The angle isn't critical and was probably arrived at by random testing anyway.

The pistons can be turned in the bore after assembly if the angle isn't correct.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 02-15-2018, 05:36 PM
Registered User
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Posts: 6
Thanks for the feedback and quick response

Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On




All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:40 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2022, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0
Copyright 2018 Pelican Parts, LLC - Posts may be archived for display on the Peach Parts or Pelican Parts Website -    DMCA Registered Agent Contact Page