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Old 02-20-2012
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Icon9 need info asap my truck is a death trap!!!

Friday on my way to school I came very close to rearending a school bus, I was planning on replacing my brake pads this weekend but after i had the scare i left the truck at school(didnt need any trouble i had state this weekend), ive got air in my brake lines and the trucks not moving till they are bled and the pads are replaced. now i havent worked on the brakes since ive had the truck and with the truck being at school i wont have a full toolbox to work with. what tools will i need for this job?

ive already got a jack and stands in the truck and i obviously need to get pads and brake fluid.

what size wrenches/ sockets?
c clamp
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Old 02-20-2012
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judging by your profile pic, your working on a 93-97 truck, if I'm right you'll need a hammer and a punch to remove the caliper guide pins (I found a 3/8"- 6" long extention works well), a c-clamp or something to compress the caliper piston, a 3/8" wrench to open the bleader screw, I would take a few other sizes as I found not all replacement calipers come with the same size bleeder screws. And something to catch the old fluid in, and a buddy to help with the bleeding.
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Old 02-26-2012
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zip ties or tie wire to hold up the caliper while its off...
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