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I just started doin my brakes and I cant get the brake pad holder/bracket bolts off. I soaked them with pb blaster and they still wont move. WTF? The caliper bolts came off easy but now im stuck. How can I get these off?
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how long did you let the pb blaster soak? how big of a wrench are you using?

did you try putting your purse down, nancy girl?
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Which one now? the caliper bolts or the caliper bracket bolts that mount the bracket to the knuckle/spindle? Breaker bar? I use red locktite on those bolts and always am able to break'em loose.
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Which one now? the caliper bolts or the caliper bracket bolts that mount the bracket to the knuckle/spindle? Breaker bar? I use red locktite on those bolts and always am able to break'em loose.
The bolts that bolt to the knuckle/spindle.
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we see that alot at the shop, they sieze in there use a torch and heat those bltches up
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yea...those are locktited fro mthe factory, and should be relocktited upon install as well....


use your muscles and they'll come loose. if all else fails, take a hammer to your 1/2" drive ratchet to help motivate it.
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we see that alot at the shop, they sieze in there use a torch and heat those bltches up

Ill try that but will the bolts still be ok to use?
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roll your sleeves up and give it hell
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yea...those are locktited fro mthe factory, and should be relocktited upon install as well....


use your muscles and they'll come loose. if all else fails, take a hammer to your 1/2" drive ratchet to help motivate it.

Yeah I was hitting it with a rubber mallet and they didnt move and then I tried my handle from my floor jack as a breaker bar and nothing happened. FVCK!!
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yea they should be still ok, heat em up, not the heads though right the bracket then after about a minute or so try turning them, if they get tight coming out work em back and forth, you dont wanna break em off in there
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rubber mallet??? you want the force to be exerted on the the ratchet, not absobed by the rubber mallet dude. Get a 4lb hammer. I never use heat on those btw. I think your just not trying hard enough...put your body weight into it.
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have you put your purse down yet?
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have you put your purse down yet?
Blow me jagoff
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hahaha, textbook!
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been 5hrs...you get the bolts off?
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2 ft. breaker bar and a decently weighted hammer and mine came off, they just need alot of elbow grease
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been 5hrs...you get the bolts off?
Fock no! I'm pissed... They just will not budge.I tried everything possible and finally gave up. I do not want to snap a bolt. I'm gonna bring it to a friend of mines shop on monday and have him do it.
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