[s-cars] Big Red how to...
t44tqtro at gmail.com
Thu Aug 19 10:17:49 PDT 2010
That's right- Big Red pad retainers just hinge out, you don't even have to
remove it- I forgot how much easier it is than the newer Brembo brakes (996,
STi, Evo, CTS-V, V70R, 350Z, etc.).
On Thu, Aug 19, 2010 at 12:43 PM, Bill Mahoney <wmahoney at disk.com> wrote:
> I use a large vice grip inserted between wire retainer, left to right,
> parallel with the rotor.
> Squeeze until the one end of the wire retainer is clear of the lip and it
> will rotate back.
> It's like magic. You don't have to remove the retainer wire. The other
> is a hinge for it to open.
> These are designed for quick track changes.
> I would use a small thin scraper to free the squeal buttons from the pads.
> Using 993tt rotors and textars I have not needed them though as there is no
> Bill~loves new rotors n pads~M
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