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Just replaced all front end parts including brakes and had these left over. They look like something I’ve seen before but not sure what. Anybody recognize the parts and are they anything critical?
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Thanks, that makes sense. Son was opening boxes and handing me parts as I needed them. I replaced upper and lower control arms, ball joints, spring/struts, axles, stabilizer bushings and end links, rotor’s, calipers and brake hoses. New brake hoses in the rear and unfortunately a new caliper for the right rear. I haven’t had a bleeder screw that tight since I was a kid, back when there were no calipers and the brake cylinders hat bleeder screws so small that they would just break off.
 

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Thanks,I’ll keep that in mind. Couldn’t even break the one off on the caliper, it just wouldn’t turn and after three days of installing new parts I just wanted to be done.
I was referring to the old cylinders on drum brakes that had threads smaller than a grease fitting. Yes the caps were on.
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I would still rather replace a caliper with a inoperative bleeder screw but that’s me. I don’t worry about the cost of parts when I don’t have to pay for labor.
 

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And I appreciate the sentiment.
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