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Just wondering if anyone in the area knows how to install front/rear rotors and pads.
Kyle/Anand.. if you read this.. how much would you charge?
 

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Step 1: Buy this part--
http://www.napaonline.com/cgi-...grpid=
Step 2: Dremel/file off the two opposite side prongs on the four sided part. (it's just easier that way)
Step 3: jack up car
Step 4: remove rear tire
Step 5: disconnect emergency brake (make sure the tires are chocked and the emergeny brake is off. Use a flat head screwdriver to push the emergency brake out.)
Step 6: remove the two caliper bolts (socket and wrench/vice grips)
Step 7: remove brake pads (just yank them out)
Step 8: use the tool you just bought and a 3/8th inch rachet to push the caliper piston in and turn it to the right in one motion(tightening motion)
It may be good to have someone hold the caliper and push it up against the rear axle for balance as you do this because it's just dangling there at this point.
Step 9: slide in brake pads
Step 10: replace everything you just took apart in the reverse order
The rear's are the harder to do just because of the piston. The front shouldn't be a problem
It should take you about an hour to an hour and a half to do. I would try to do it yourself. It's not difficult.
--Seth
 
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