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pad retaining pins
« on: 04 November 2018, 08:38:01 »

where can I get rear brake pad pins for my 03 2.6  saloon vented disc.They appear to be difficult to find. Anybody know the pin length to save be taking the wheel off.
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Re: pad retaining pins
« Reply #1 on: 04 November 2018, 09:34:20 »

Iíve seen Unicorn Poo more recently than a new Vented Rear fitting kit :-X ::) :D
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Re: pad retaining pins
« Reply #2 on: 04 November 2018, 10:04:58 »

Do they need replacing?  Its rare the pins fail/wear....
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Re: pad retaining pins
« Reply #3 on: 04 November 2018, 15:12:55 »

I wanted a set incase I found a problem whilst fitting new pads.Have done the job one pin was slightly corroded and the other ok.The length for future reference is 85mm.Eurocrap do a kit for vented disc but they are too  short.
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Re: pad retaining pins
« Reply #4 on: 04 November 2018, 16:01:40 »

Main dealer or US...

Exact component dimensions are given here, clearly visible on the forum menu under Omega FAQs :y
« Last Edit: 04 November 2018, 16:03:54 by Doctor Gollum »
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Re: pad retaining pins
« Reply #5 on: 04 November 2018, 16:14:04 »

just looked at faq the pin dimension was 75mm I think that is what I was offered for my car with vented discs My pins are 85mm overall.
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Re: pad retaining pins
« Reply #6 on: 04 November 2018, 16:19:31 »

Main dealer or US...

Exact component dimensions are given here, clearly visible on the forum menu under Omega FAQs :y

You mean this?
http://www.omegaowners.com/forum/index.php?topic=127928.0
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Re: pad retaining pins
« Reply #7 on: 04 November 2018, 16:29:01 »

Exactly :y
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Re: pad retaining pins
« Reply #8 on: 04 November 2018, 16:38:30 »

sorry didn't pay attention to drawing.  :y
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Re: pad retaining pins
« Reply #9 on: 04 November 2018, 18:32:29 »

sorry didn't pay attention to drawing.  :y
I would have used words, but they tend to get misconstrued  ::)
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Re: pad retaining pins
« Reply #10 on: 04 November 2018, 18:55:32 »

sorry didn't pay attention to drawing.  :y
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Re: pad retaining pins
« Reply #11 on: 04 November 2018, 19:21:10 »

It's the springs that fail. the central rivets rust through. Perhaps I should keep some spares.
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Re: pad retaining pins
« Reply #12 on: 05 November 2018, 04:38:07 »

In hand brake shoes, yes??
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Re: pad retaining pins
« Reply #13 on: 05 November 2018, 04:58:01 »

In hand brake shoes, yes??
Terry means the anti rattle springs for the rear pads, but yes the hand brake shoe retainers also rot away with backing plate ;)
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Re: pad retaining pins
« Reply #14 on: 05 November 2018, 10:00:13 »

OK, sorry, good to know what we are talking about, thanks!

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