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Date:         Sun, 14 Aug 2016 09:22:44 -0700
Reply-To:     Aaron <a.robinson.lists@GMAIL.COM>
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From:         Aaron <a.robinson.lists@GMAIL.COM>
Subject:      dragging caliper
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Hello all.

I have an '85 sunroof "summer driver" (we're original owners) that mostly driven for summer berry picking excursions. It starts and runs fine, but last summer, after gassing it up and doing a couple of miles, I noticed a hot passenger wheel, which I believe was a dragging brake caliper. I just parked it and took another vehicle.

It's berry picking duties are now over and I need to figure out how to move it 120 miles home after not being driven for 2 summers. What's the least expensive way to address the dragging caliper? I plan to move it and then decide whether to restore it or give it up, so I'm not looking to "invest" much into it.

I'm comfortable with basic maintenance, but have never done more than pads/shoes/rotors/drums/flush on the brakes. Parts won't be available nearby, so I'd like to make sure I have what I need.

Thanks! Aaron

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