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VS non ABS Front Brake rotor removal

Patrio7

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well i've replaced my rear rotors, put in new pads im up to the front rotors and after a little effort i freed it of its caliper but the rotor isnt coming off

i havent tried adding a little CRC to see if that works but i dont have a gregorys manual on hand to see if there is more to it than just trying to whack it off so to speak. my new rotors have three holes most likely for a retaining screw of some sort but my old ones show no sign of being held on other than the fact they are on prety hard.

i've been lurking here and there and there is some removal guides but i havent found anything specific.... please help!

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scrap that, according to DBA's guide on upgraded rotors it just need to hit it harder lmao

gotta love google i should of stopped though there first.
 

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could you let me know how you go as i'll be doing this very soon to my front rotors. What were the DBA rotors you bought?

Cheers
 

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Patrio7 said:
scrap that, according to DBA's guide on upgraded rotors it just need to hit it harder lmao

gotta love google i should of stopped though there first.

Yep

use a BIGGER smoter.... I have had to use 4lb engineers
hammers ..coz of the rust and heat! sorta welds 'em on you see :bang:
can't use the old front rotors again...but
after the 4lb treatment :thumbsup:
 

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DaPlaya said:
could you let me know how you go as i'll be doing this very soon to my front rotors. What were the DBA rotors you bought?

Cheers

heh a little wd40 and some elbow grease and theyre of and on, my dad took my car to bed the brakes in but other than that i just have to cruise for a week and they'll be all good :)

-edit-

>.< i didnt get to the point, ummm no idea what the part # was, basicly it was a dba set of equivilent replacements, cbf upgrading atm.
 

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Don't go bashing them too hard with the sledgehammer - VS wheel bearings cost $400 per side plus labour!
 

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good thing my dads a mechanic by trade ^_^

but no, all done now, all good. in a way i should of taken step by step pics but my issue was patchy rain and garage is more of a patio (1meter gap ) so i got rained on
 

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hako said:
Don't go bashing them too hard with the sledgehammer - VS wheel bearings cost $400 per side plus labour!

Are you serious $400 for one wheel bearing??? I don't/can't believe that... If I were to buy a wheel bearing and put it in myself it would cost $400 for one side.. :ranting:
 

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The hub & wheel bearing are one piece. If you are replacing a hub with ABS it costs a hell of a lot more. The last price I got for a hub for non ABS was $360.
 

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vt1538 said:
The hub & wheel bearing are one piece. If you are replacing a hub with ABS it costs a hell of a lot more. The last price I got for a hub for non ABS was $360.

So your saying a non ABS hub will be around the mid $300 mark. that sounds more like it, I'm glad I don't have ABS!
 
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