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    brake calipers restoring

    I'm in the process of building up my freshly repainted S. Next step is the brake calipers. It seems the alu. front calipers are fine, except for a small corroded section, on the edge with the "hole" where the piston sits. I guess the usual problem (between alu and steel), but what to do with it? Sanding the area and put blank paint on it?
    The rear ones I would like to restore in gold-passivated finish. Do I need to take them apart (and refresh the O-rings), or keep them intact and put them to "bath" as a whole unit?

    Thanks for the response!

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    There is a place in Washington State, US that does a fantastic job. I don't know if you want someone else to do this or if you even want to ship to WA. Maybe they will help you anyway with some answers.

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