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Changing front brakes on 2003 Chevrolet Silverado

What tools do you need? Is there anything special we should know about this?

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  • tcooper515 Dec 10, 2008

    THank you.. When we looked at it, it looks like we need some type of Star shaped socket???? Does this make sense? We are changing the rotors too.

  • tcooper515 Dec 10, 2008

    Thank you!

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It is a torx bit for your caliper bolt.a size t50 if I am thinking right. use a good one as these can be hard to get broke loose.as far as rotors remove cliper slide bracket with an 18mm two bolts and rotor will slip off. might have to tap with a hammer

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Should just need some lube to put on pads when installing and an 18mm wrench. caliper bolt might be 13mm or 18mm, but the caliper bracket bolt is 18mm. take pads out. install new ones. just a hint, i change brakes for a living, go get the rotors resurfaced at a shop, it will save you a headache down the road....

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