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Old 09-01-2018, 11:37 AM
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Evening all,

I've a sticking front caliper, so going to replace both. These items seem to the best cheapest I can find. Is it true the S2000 share calipers with the Civic Type R?

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Honda-Civ...8AAOSwUKxYkLJf


Other option is https://brakeparts.co.uk

Come in around £150 after the surcharge has been refunded. Plus a tenner to ship them back.
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Old 09-01-2018, 01:19 PM
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Doubt its a sticky piston,more likely is sliders & pads have corrosion issues
may be worth a looksie first
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Oh and yes same as most R calipers,apart from Edition R as they have an R on the caliper
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Thanks for that.

I had the brakes apart this afternoon. Pads are only a few years old. Sliders looks good, cleaned them and re-greased them, no corrosion. Also greased the pads and locating metal things... now it's worse than before, can hardly turn the wheel I pushed the piston out and pushed it back in.
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Was the Piston corroded?

If you push it out and clean it with brake cleaner you will know if it's any good, mine were a bit to get out when they started to seize

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As above ,there should be piston clearance available,and being a single should not be an issue..
piston on the scew,is an issue due to alighnment =worn pads angle & picking up due to seized componants
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Originally Posted by Nottm_S2 View Post
Was the Piston corroded?

If you push it out and clean it with brake cleaner you will know if it's any good, mine were a bit to get out when they started to seize
This. And you can't see the state of the piston until you get it a bit further out. Mine had corroded badly and had also started to corrode the inner part of the caliper. Replaced / refurbed - no more bother,.
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Morning all,

I had a quick look yesterday afternoon. Pistons are certainly corroded as you can see in the picture below. I spent a little time with some brake cleaner, brake fluid and wet and dry sandpaper to remove the worst of it. Not convinced it will make much difference, although car is no longer pulling to one side. Will do the same to the other side tonight and take a for a longer drive. I'll report back.

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A pair of calipers rebuild kits inc new pistons is only 70 ish quid from memory.
brakes international are a good source.
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Originally Posted by Boldys2k View Post
A pair of calipers rebuild kits inc new pistons is only 70 ish quid from memory.
brakes international are a good source.
I think a set for the fronts is more like £35. I did mine 6 months or so ago and they've been perfect ever since. Refitting the rubber boots can be a real b****** though. There is a video somewhere showing how to do it, but it took me a lot of time and cursing.
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