Lost a caliper pin - where to get replacement?


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Strelok
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Lost a caliper pin - where to get replacement?

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I lost Pin B from one of my front calipers. Anyone wanna sell me one? Don't wanna buy a whole caliper of fleabay since I'm just fixing this bike up to sell it.


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This sounds like it may be time to invest some shoe leather.

Have you tried any local motorcycle salvage folks? You might also check with local dealers as they may have an old caliber laying around!
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Re: Lost a caliper pin - where to get replacement?

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this particular pin is used on all these bikes, so you might be able to find one off this list for yours. hope this helps ya.

stuart

1977 CB750F A - FRONT BRAKE CALIPER
1977 CB750F A - REAR BRAKE CALIPER
1978 CB750F A - FRONT BRAKE CALIPER
1978 CB750F A - REAR BRAKE CALIPER
1978 CX500 A - FRONT BRAKE CALIPER
1978 GL1000 A - FRONT BRAKE CALIPER
1979 CB750F A - FRONT BRAKE CALIPER
1979 CB750F A - REAR BRAKE CALIPER
1979 CBX A - FRONT BRAKE CALIPER
1979 CBX A - REAR BRAKE CALIPER
1979 CX500 A - FRONT BRAKE CALIPER
1979 CX500C A - FRONT BRAKE CALIPER
1979 CX500D A - FRONT BRAKE CALIPER
1979 GL1000 A - FRONT BRAKE CALIPER
1980 CB750F A - FRONT BRAKE CALIPER
1980 CB750F A - REAR BRAKE CALIPER
1980 CB900C A - FRONT BRAKE CALIPER
1980 CB900C A - REAR BRAKE CALIPER
1980 CBX A - FRONT BRAKE CALIPER
1980 CBX A - REAR BRAKE CALIPER
1980 CX500C A - FRONT BRAKE CALIPER
1980 CX500D A - FRONT BRAKE CALIPER
1980 GL1100 A - FRONT BRAKE CALIPER
1980 GL1100 A - REAR BRAKE CALIPER
1980 GL1100I A - FRONT BRAKE CALIPER
1980 GL1100I A - REAR BRAKE CALIPER
1981 CB900C A - FRONT BRAKE CALIPER
1981 CB900C A - REAR BRAKE CALIPER
1981 CX500C A - FRONT BRAKE CALIPER
1981 CX500D A - FRONT BRAKE CALIPER
1981 GL1100 A - REAR BRAKE CALIPER
1981 GL1100 A - FRONT BRAKE CALIPER
1981 GL1100I A - REAR BRAKE CALIPER
1981 GL1100I A - FRONT BRAKE CALIPER
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I just ended up buying a whole new set of caliper brackets for $20... oh well
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Strelok wrote:I just ended up buying a whole new set of caliper brackets for $20... oh well
That's how it goes, don't need 'X'... they're plentiful.
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Re: Lost a caliper pin - where to get replacement?

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Strelok wrote:I just ended up buying a whole new set of caliper brackets for $20... oh well

well, look at it this way, now you have some spare parts "just in case".

stuart.


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