Buell | Front brake piston

published 07/03/2016 | last modified 07/03/2016

I decided to change the front brake piston because my front brake did not feel hard enough. I was not confident both for comfort and security purposes. I was not sure it would change anything but it was worth trying so…

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Overviews.
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Previous piston. Cups might be a bit old ?
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New piston with new cups. See they are not symetrical so be sure to put them right (wider side towards brake line).
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You can see the little “button” that will trigger the rear light when brake is used.
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3 sizes of pistons… I guess it had to be that way.
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I put special grease on them then I put them back on. I’ll let you know if it improves anything.