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Does anyone have any experience with an lmc caliper rebuild kit? Or any kit for that matter? Im trying to decide wheter or not to buy new calipers or the kit.

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In my personal experience, it was always easier to just take your old calipers to Advance Auto Parts or O'Reilleys and get new ones. After the core charge, they weren't too much. I think I bought some one time that, after the core charge, were less than $40/each...
 

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Generally a rebuild kit is no more than the o-ring that goes around the piston and the boot that keeps dust from contaminating the piston/cylinder. Sometimes the kit will come with a new piston. It doesnt take much to rebuid one.

Remove the caliper
Blow air into the caliper (be careful, the pressure will build, then the piston will "shoot" out)
Once the piston is out, remove the old oring and use some light grit sand paper to polish it up (assuming a new one isnt included)
clean up the bore of the caliper with a brake hone (if it is pitted bad you will need a new caliper)
install new oring and push the piston back in (keep it square or it will wedge itself in)
install the new boot, it should just pop into the groove on the piston and press into the caliper.
enjoy your rebuilt caliper that just cost you less than 20 bucks
 

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I should have mentioned that you can pull the knuckles off a 95+ D35 TTB Ranger and upgrade to dual piston calipers.(not to mention you can get rid of the stupid pound-in rubber caliper pins).
 

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To get the newer calipers, you would have to have a D35 from a 95+ vehicle or at least the knuckles. Do the calipers you currently have one or two pistons (round things that compress the brake pads)?
 

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Do you know what year model your axle came out of?
 

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Yeah, so it would be the older D35 and have the 1 piston calipers. Nothing wrong with it, just doesnt have the newer knuckles for the 2 piston calipers.
 
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