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Online Will Morgan

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Re: Front Brake Issue
Reply #40 on: October 19, 2020, 11:30:57 AM
Apparently not all seals are the same, even if the part number is the same.
I’m not sure why or how but some genuine Brembo/Triumph seals don’t suit some calipers = they don't seal adequately.This strikes me as very strange, I can only surmise tolerances or seal lip design have been changed.
Thankfully my dealer has come across it before with Triumphs of a similar date of manufacture, so they know exactly which piston & seal kit does work but are currently having problems sourcing it for my 2016 Gen 2 = Triumph have them on back order until at least 6 Nov!


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Re: Front Brake Issue
Reply #41 on: October 19, 2020, 04:02:15 PM
*Originally Posted by XCaTel [+]
I would be tempted to inspect the pistons before you splash out on them. You can buy them individually if need be and a full refurb kit (less the pistons) can be had a lot more reasonably, see wemoto for example

Thanks! I was looking at this:

I figured the actual pistons can't be destroyed already.