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What size socket do i need to take the bolt off to get front rotors off 96 chevy silverado

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SOURCE: Replacing rear disk rotors on 2003 Mercedes E320

Generally when you remove the caliper assembly the rotor slides over the hub assembly. Since I have not done a brake job on this particular model, it may possibly be held in place by the hub nut. Remove the caliper assembly first in order to be sure. I could only find two diagrams for the brake assembly for the E320, neither one had the size of the nut or allan bolt. The easiest way to get the size is to measure from one flat area directly across to the other flat area this will give you the size for the socket and allan wrench needed. If in the US, keep in mind that this is in a metric measurement, so it will calculate to millimeters, which makes it much easier to measure than the American standard. Also, if you do have to remove the hub nuts, they will not have to be replaced unless you scar the threads or round the corners.

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SOURCE: Star bit on front brake 2000 chevy 1500 ?

YES THEY COME IN METRIC SIZES. AND,MOST GM PRODUCTS ARE ALL METRIC THESE DAYS. GET A MERTIC SET. YOU WILL ALWAYS USE THEM AGAIN. TOOLS ARE A GOOD INVESTMENT.

Posted on Jan 24, 2009

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SOURCE: Front Hub Bearing Torque specs to complete replacement

THE LUG NUT TORQUE SPEC - 140FT/LBS\
CALIPER MOUNT - 80FT/LBS
CALIPER BRACKET 129FT/LBS
AXLE NUT 177FT/LBS

Posted on May 09, 2009

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SOURCE: 1993 F150 4x4 w/ auto locking hubs - rotor removal

There are some special 4 tooth and hex sockets for removing the nuts inside the hubs of the truck.
YOu can find these at NAPA or maybe AutoZone or Advance. I would go to NAPA because they more than likely have it and also know something about repairing this assembly.
Ford uses Dana front end parts and NAPA has original Dana parts in stock... so it is as good as or better than original and they would have the tool for it.
Be careful and follow the procedure exactly for putting the front hubs back together.
YOU CAN RUIN THE FRONT END OF THE TRUCK IF YOU DO NOT PERFORM THIS SERVICE CORRECTLY.
And trust me... many of the idiots working in repair garages do not know how to do these older 4x4 hubs either... ask someone and read the books for the right procedure... some of the older mechanics may show you how to do it. Ask

Posted on Mar 04, 2010

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SOURCE: How to change rear brake disk on 01Chevy Silverado

need a torx 55. must remove caliper in the bracket then remove the caliper. Bracket bolts are 17mm I think.

Posted on Mar 24, 2010

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