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Offline CurtBurr  
#1 Posted : 26 March 2018 19:29:26(UTC)

Posts: 2


I'm fitting new pads and discs to the front of my 2010 RS 250 this weekend.

Just wondering what size is the piston rewind tool that I need to use? Better yet, if anyone can link me to one on eBay for a reasonable price (they usually go for £10 or so) then that would be great.

Any other tips or 'specialist' tools you think could come in handy?

Many thanks!
Offline John_walker74  
#2 Posted : 26 March 2018 20:24:27(UTC)

Posts: 958
Location: Buckingham

Only the rears need a rewind tool. The front pistons just push back in. I use a large pair of adjustable pliers with some insulation tape wrapped over the jaw to prevent marking of the calipers.
Offline mark@rawlinson  
#3 Posted : 27 March 2018 10:38:59(UTC)

Posts: 144

You can get spreader pliars too off ebay, will put all 4 pistons back at once.

Easiest way requires just a screwdriver... use the old pads still fitted and push them back to the outsides with a screwdriver, zero chance of caliper damage then and all 4 pistons will go back evenly :)
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