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Old 09-11-2014, 02:59 PM
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Thinking about attempting this.... I see from previous thread replies that breaking a bracket bolt is a possibility. Anyone know the spec on the bolts? Are they special, or are they something available at Fastenal or another similar place?
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I posted the pictures in my Garage. If you go to MGuns86 you'll see the pictures of how I removed the bolts. I'm not sure how to post them so everyone can see them.
Thanks for the pics.

Thanks to DeeGee too.

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Glad to see my post is still helping out
Yes DeeGee it help tremendously. This was the first time I've ever replace Rotors and pads. I followed your instructions and replace all 4 rotors and pads in less than an hour. As I stated the breaker bar and extension pipe helped me remove the bracket bolts with little resistance. Again thanks for providing your instructions and photos they were right on.
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Thought this would be some fertile ground for How-to Tuesday...
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Thanks for the posting the brake change out information, very useful. I the change on my C6 and your pictures and descriptions matched up with it too.
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Glad I came across this post. It has more detailed information than any YouTube vid or manual that I have found. I have new brake pads coming so I'll be referencing this when it comes time to swap them out. In the mean time I was going to adjust my E brake since it was not holding my car from rolling forward when parked on a hill. For some reason it does hold and prevent my car from rolling forward.

If you know, which way is the star wheel adjusted to increase tension (clockwise or counter clockwise?

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