Upon inspection I found that my Hayes Prime Expert had one brake piston leaking while the other piston barely moved. Took the entire caliper to my LBS and they looked up parts and said that they could not order just the caliper. The Hayes website also does not list the part. Since I needed my bike to work I bit the bullet and bought a Shimano XT brake. Question is can I somehow salvage the Hayes brake? Are parts available by special order? I think the XTs will be as good or better than the Hayes but when the Hayes worked I had no complaint about them. Since I am also building another bike, saving a $150 brake -- even if only temporarily -- would be nice. Thanks for any insights!
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