Cobra Brake Caliper Pin Too Tight?

Discussion in 'Suspension and Brakes' started by kenny150r, Jun 9, 2015.

  1. kenny150r

    kenny150r Member

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    I have cobra calipers, brackets and pads. When I try to insert the caliper pin into the bracket to hold the caliper in place, it is very difficult to push in; even with grease I had to tap it in with a mallet. Now that it is in, it is so tight that the caliper isn't able to slide and will not fit over the rotor, as the caliper cannot float into place. How tight are these caliper pins supposed to be?? I am worried that even if I do get the calipers on the rotors that the brakes will stick.

    I have gone to the auto parts store and tried different pads and pins to no avail. Any ideas?
     
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    Pic of your issue?
     
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    Are you sitting the caliper all the way back then down..
     
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    1bad95 Well-Known Member

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    You didn't pound the pin through the hole in the pads right?

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