Re-installing MC Circlip


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Re-installing MC Circlip

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Any tips or tricks to depressing the piston when re-installing the circlip?


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Re: Re-installing MC Circlip

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I usually hold the m/c in a soft jaw vice and depress the piston with a brass rod or wooden dowel, with one hand and use the other hand to operate the circlip/snap ring pliers.
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Re: Re-installing MC Circlip

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Maz wrote: Thu Sep 26, 2019 1:24 pm I usually hold the m/c in a soft jaw vice and depress the piston with a brass rod or wooden dowel, with one hand and use the other hand to operate the circlip/snap ring pliers.
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That worked, thanks.
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