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David
05-27-2005, 09:12 PM
Does anyone have ideas on how to store used brake calipers and cylinders so as to prevent rust without completely disassembling everything to clean? Is there a way to flush the old fluid without damaging rubber parts? Thanks David

Dave in IN
1964 GT Hawk

N8N
05-27-2005, 09:44 PM
Alcohol is a good flush, as for storing them without disassembly, I would put them in a sealed box or bag with a dessicant (like the little things you get in the pocket of your new leather jacket) that should be enough to keep them in good shape. Or just store them in a dry place if you have one.

nate

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rockne10
05-28-2005, 07:39 PM
For long term storage I think you can still buy cosmoline in aerosol cans.

N8N
05-28-2005, 10:11 PM
I hesitate to suggest cosmoline as not sure if it is compatible with the rubber seals or not?

Personally I would just disassemble, clean, and reassemble with a little silicone grease on the metal bits then I know it's going to be OK when I go to use it.

nate

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55 Commander Starlight
62 Daytona hardtop
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Transtar56
06-02-2005, 12:09 PM
This is a problem I generally don't have.Everytime I store away parts for future use I can never find them again(need an inventory system bad)