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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 10-26-2012, 09:37 AM Thread Starter
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Any tips for getting the bolts out? Used a 3 inch extension pipe to try and get enough leverage and still no love. Going to try a 6 inch one next.

Guess it is a good excuse to get in air gun

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They're not really that tight (25 ft lbs ?) but the heads are very soft and it's very hard to get a grip on some of them. I used blue loctite on mine after the first pad change and could'nt get two of the bolts off no matter what I did. I ordered some harder replacement bolts (pro-bolt) and got an extrator set from harbor freight and the stuck ones came out easily with just a socket wrench.


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Little extra effort and they came off. All good getting gear on now to bed them in nice and slow.

Will report back on my experience with the EBC pads

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