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SVT Rear Rotor HELP! NM Installed!

installing my new rear rotors and i can't get the caliper off the stock rotor. how do you compress the piston so i can slide the caliper off the rotor. i heard that they turn in but how do i do that. i only got light for about another 45 minutes so i would like to get this done tonight and be done with it. Thanks.
 

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you have to have the caliper off the rotor and the pads off to screw the piston back in... if you cant get it off the rotor, you probably missed a bolt or you need to pull a little harder... lol
 

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lol yeah nevermind it got too dark out too quick but i got it. too late out to be pounding the old rotors off. damn rust! stuck on there pretty good too. i'll just get it tomorrow.
 

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Yeah I had the same problem over the weekend, the rears are hard since theres that shield that blocks the inner side of the rotor. I just spun the rotor while hammering on the rotor till it finally broke loose. Well this is ok if you plan on throwing away the used rotor :)

Vito
 

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Just make sure to put some anti-seize before puting everything back on, it'll be easier next time. [thumb]
 

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got them all done. i'll post some pictures when i get them later
 

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lol sorry. they are great and i thought i did pm you. sorry. my dsl/internet has been real srewy the last couple day.
 
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