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Old 03-25-2012, 03:10 PM   #1
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I have recently changed my pads, rotors, and brake lines. I was wondering what kind of torque wrench u guys use when torquing the bolts that mount caliper onto the caliper bracket. I have one but I don't have enough clearance.
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Old 03-25-2012, 03:18 PM   #2
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If your really wanna use a torque wrench i would recommend an in/lb 3/8 drive torque wrench. I never torque to spec caliper slide pin bolts at work tho, just nice and snug is good enough. You should have enough clearance though if you turn the wheel in the right position and so on for the other side if its the front
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Yea the fronts were easy but the rears I couldn't get. So I just snugged them up and left it at that. I was just curious
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Just make it real snug
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real, real snug is good.
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Old 03-25-2012, 09:55 PM   #6
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Snug it up.
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This is good!

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I'm a stickler for using a torque wrench whenever I can reasonably maneuver one into place. When there's no room, I use the german torque measurement: gudentite.
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Old 03-25-2012, 11:35 PM   #9
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I used a CDI micrometer type - 3/8" drive flex-head, 10 to 80 lb-ft range.
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Old 03-26-2012, 07:40 AM   #10
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Use an extension to bring the torque wrench outside of the wheel well.
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