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Old 01-17-2007, 11:17 PM   #1
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rear brake pads and rotor

so how difficult would this be for me to do myself? and what will i be needing? is it a pain in the or should i just take it somewhere? i would like to start doing stuff on my own for future reference, any help is appreciated. this is on an 02 f4i by the way.
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Old 01-17-2007, 11:20 PM   #2
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Not hard, you'll just need a 4 and 5mm allen socket and a torque wrench.
Give me a shout tomorrow at the shop band I can walk you through it.
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Shouldn't be a problem at all if you have a rear stand. Bleeding the rear brakes are simple too. Make sure you use locktite for the rear rotor.
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Mine as well change the fluid too. You can do it in 30 minutes or less your first time.
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Piece of cake. If you have any questions I am at the shop from 8am-9pm or so every night.
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well to update this thread, i finally started doing some of this tonight. i have the rear whee/rim off the bike. tomorrow ill go pick up a 4mm and 5mm allen socket and a torque wrench and do the rotor. is there a specific ft lbs pressure or whatever its called that it needs to be on? and i ran into one problem, the brake pads!!!! i cant seem to get that bolt off that runs through the holes of the brake pads. any ideas on how to do this? its an 02 f4i by the way. thanks in advance.
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is it too tight or what? get some better leverage if you can
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yea its like ridiculously tight. its a flat head type bolt. i just dont want to fukk it up by trying really hard and stripping the head. but i have tried a few times and im just like wtf!!!!
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oh and how do i bleed the system? or is it only done when installing new fluid???? either way how do i do it. thanks.
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