In a message dated 9/24/2002 9:45:43 PM Eastern Daylight Time, Wdgadd@aol.com writes:
> BTW, wern't the red "top hat" pieces really just to retain the steel
> pivot bushing and limit end float? Or am I thinking of Weinmann 999's?
On Weinmann/Dia-Compe the steel bushing acts as a spacer and prevents the arms from binding when the caliper pivot bolts are tightened down.