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Blue dot brake rebuild


mattycoops43
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Hi there


has anyone rebuilt blue dot calipers properly?

They work fine, but having recently completely stripped the Nissin's on the firestorm, I want to do the fazer brakes before they do seize up with being used everyday through the winter. I have never done them.


I can get the tool on ebay for a tenner to screw the blue bit in, but info is surprisingly sparse about actually what you need to do. I have found a couple of random forum posts saying the dot screws into the caliper, not out, but no info in manual it just says to pop them out by pumping, but I want to do a complete strip down.


Just wondered if anyone had actually done it?


Nothing anywhere on youtube that I can find which is unusual and shows how few people strip these down.

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Never touched a set of these before....never had a yam :lol:


I have always known them as blue spot calipers try searching for that? never heard them called blue dot :? you may have more success with spot rather then dot?


I do know you can pop the pistons out on one side at a time and clean them up that way and re seal them


doing it like that thought you ideally need an air compressor to pop the pistons out

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Thanks Stu. I have searched for both, there's millions for sale but no info on stripping. I have done caliprs like that before, popping them out, and I have cleaned these by pumping out a bit then cleaning but not removing, but I just fancy giving them a proper job! It IS possible, just want to know if there's any problems. I have seen rebuild kits for sale with all the seals.

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