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FRONT BRAKE DR650

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I am sure I am trampling all over forum etiquette but I have never done this before. See what happens when you give a cyber-hillbilly access to a computer. Anyhow, I bought a 1996 Suzuki DR650. The front wheel is seized. I took the front wheel apart; axial out wheel down on ground, caliper retaining bolts out, brake pad retaining pin out, tapped on it, beat on it and I still can’t get the caliper off the rotor. Anyone have any idea what is going on and how to solve this?

Thank you for your help in advance.

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Unscrew the bleeder and try to lever the pads apart with a flat blade screwdriver. Once you get the caliper off the rotor, tighten the bleed screw , remove the pads and apply/release the brake lever to pump the pistons out. It will definitely need new seals, and maybe new pistons

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