caliper replacement

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caliper replacement

Postby bearinthebush » Wed Nov 07, 2018 7:07 pm

hi, i just bought a new front brae caliper for my l300 and I dont understand how to pop it open... There is a bolt on the bottom witch is easy to remve but the top bolt doesnt seems to have a nut or screw head. its a blank round cap and i wonder how to remove it as the bolt is screwed in but dont have any head to unscrew it. probably a dumb question but i looked online and didnt find any tutorial or topics concerning that issue.. thanks in advance
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caliper replacement

Postby Lanky » Wed Nov 07, 2018 11:02 pm

Im pretty sure its just a pin that slides out.

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Postby sk66 » Thu Nov 08, 2018 7:25 am

yes, the upper is a guide pin/slide... the caliper will slide off it w/ the lower bolt removed.
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Postby Growlerbearnz » Thu Nov 08, 2018 1:27 pm

Indeed. Remove lower bolt, swing caliper up until it clears the brake disc, slide caliper back.
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