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Old 09-15-2010, 01:53 PM
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cant get my rotors off

ant tips to get them off(rear) i removed the o-ring and pounded the crap out of them any ideas. does the e-brake need to be on or off i need some help guys
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Old 09-15-2010, 01:55 PM
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Re: cant get my rotors off

after I removed the rubber o ring...I hoit mine with a soft blow hammer and off it came
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Old 09-15-2010, 01:59 PM
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Re: cant get my rotors off

rubbuh hammuh, or one of those softblow double die hammers, after you pick the rings off. Not for the faint.
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just alot of hitting with a hammer. they are very hard to remove.
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Re: cant get my rotors off

Blast with some rust breaker then smack it around. Before you put them back on or new ones on... clean up the area.
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Re: cant get my rotors off

what a pain in the a$$ that was got em off thanks all
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Re: cant get my rotors off

mush a bit of anti sieze between the hub and rotor for next time
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Re: cant get my rotors off

Put a pry bar between the bracket that holds the caliper and the rotor. Apply alot of pressure and use a dead blow or brass hammer to hit the rotor itself. it will break loose after about 3 good hits (well...it should) .

if you're not sure what I mean, check out my HOW TO on changing rear wheel bearings and there is a pic showing me removing the rotor

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Re: cant get my rotors off

Your ebrake shoes might be stuck and hold the rotors on as well, expect to replace them.
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Re: cant get my rotors off

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Your ebrake shoes might be stuck and hold the rotors on as well, expect to replace them.
if the ebrake shoes were stuck, wouldn't that cause some majore issues when driving? (smell and heat)
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Re: cant get my rotors off

Not necessarily. A lip of rust tends to form on the inside "drum" of the rotor on the edge just past the ebrake shoes and its just enough to make it hard to take the rotors off.
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Re: cant get my rotors off

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Not necessarily. A lip of rust tends to form on the inside "drum" of the rotor on the edge just past the ebrake shoes and its just enough to make it hard to take the rotors off.
Yup, Drums are special! lol
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