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Old 31 Aug 2006, 02:33 pm
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Default Tools required for brake change?

Hi All,

I've decided to change the brake pads and rotors on my wife's '04 Cruiser, instead of being raped by the dealership.

Just wondering what tools are needed for these cars? I've got some special tools for doing my GM cars and most of the sockets from my kit (I keep losing the 10mm sockets though), is there anything "special" that I need to get the calipers off the PT?

Thanks,
Scott
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Old 05 Sep 2006, 08:40 am
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Nothing that I would call special. I used a C clamp and a piece of wood to compress the cylinder back.
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Old 05 Sep 2006, 03:02 pm
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Calipers come off pretty easy, a couple of bolts. Just watch out how the parts come off and lay the pads down so you can match them up with the new ones. Have a bungy cord or another way of keeping the caliper secure while your changing rotors, don't let it hang by the cord.

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CREWZIN how do you get your pt in to the kitchen[:I] That garage floor is just to clean
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Look carefully...it's not THAT clean.
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It is as clean as my kitchen!! [?]

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Look carefully...it's not THAT clean.
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