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Old 03-23-2010, 11:54 PM
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Unhappy New guy with question about rotor adapter removal

Hey guys! I have an 04 1500 QC. I decided after experiencing a wobble a slow speeds and vibration between 55-65 mph to change out my rotors and pads. Figured that maybe my rotors are warped. Approximately 10k miles ago I replaced the front two tires. This is my issue I need help with. The rotor adapter has two (21mm I think) bolts. I have sprayed them with Blaster to maybe get the bolts loose. No Luck there, the second problem is not getting enough leverage on bolts to remove them. So, I just replaced the front pads on both sides. Obviously the vibration did not go away. Any suggestions on removing these bolts? Any ideas or assistance would be greatly appreciated!!!

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Rotor adapter??? Is the vibration only when you apply the brakes?
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Yes, only when I press the brakes . . .
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I think he's talking about the caliper holder .
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They are tight . Just some good old muscle . Maybe try a breaker bar with a small piece of pipe . They'll come loose .
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Yup, most of the time it takes a 1/2" drive breaker bar with a cheater unless you have a really good impact.
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ROTOR ADAPTER ??
do you mean the calipers? the part that holds the brake pads?
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I was confused too, pretty sure he's talking about the calipers since he's talking about only 2 bolts.
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The manual says it's a caliper adapter. the calipers fit over the top of the adapter. The calipers came off easily, however there are an additional two bolts that hold the caliper adapter on. I have to remove it to take off the rotor. I think I will try the breaker bar. I have a 1/2 in breaker bar however it is hard to get enough leverage to break it loose.
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That's why you need a cheater pipe.
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