stuck brake caliper mounting bolt.

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Thu Apr 25, 2019 11:48 am

afternoon folks, got a bit of a problem.

while changing the front pads on my hi-spec billet 4 calipers on my sport one of the 2 mounting bolts has decided it don't want to move,

i have managed to get the caliper & mounting bracket off the strut.

it a 6mm allen head bolt, & it's in solid, i have tried hammering in a slightly bigger torx bit but still nothing,

i've tried a couple of extractors that i've got but still nothing.
does anyone know what type of extractor i need? or would i be better off getting it drilled out?

i've got brand new bolts ready to go in.
if it's got t*ts or wheels it's bound to be trouble...............prove me wrong.
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Fri Apr 26, 2019 3:54 pm

Hi Steve , throw some pics up mate please

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Fri Apr 26, 2019 5:37 pm

hi mart, managed to get it off, just had to tap the mounting bracket a few times with the lump hammer to shock it loose,

got it off only to find a need a new seal kit.
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Sat Apr 27, 2019 11:57 am

I was going to suggest the universal spanner but you beat me to it :clap: :clap: :clap:


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Sat Apr 27, 2019 5:32 pm

martauto wrote:
Sat Apr 27, 2019 11:57 am
I was going to suggest the universal spanner but you beat me to it :clap: :clap: :clap:


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martauto wrote:
Sat Apr 27, 2019 11:57 am
I was going to suggest the universal spanner but you beat me to it :clap: :clap: :clap:


Mart.
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if it's got t*ts or wheels it's bound to be trouble...............prove me wrong.
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Sun Apr 28, 2019 3:39 pm

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