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How do I remove the screws from the front rotors of the xg300?

MIne are tight and rusted, the material is soft so the screw heads are about to be ruined. I can see me having to drill them out. I am missing something here?

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  • aej1271 Jun 17, 2009

    The front brake rotors are held in place with two scews that are rusted and tight. I tried liquid wrench and a hammer drill with no luck and the heads are almost ruined. Is there another way to remove them or do I have to drill and extract them.

  • Paul McGrath
    Paul McGrath May 11, 2010

    Remove the screws from the WHAT?

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You can tap the end of the screws with a hammer and it sometimes will break free or use torch propane type to heat them up and it will do the same. You need to buy an impact screw driver to remove them most of the time cost about $10.00 plus the 3/8 drive bit you need to fit and if you end drilling out the head just be sure to drill to the outside diameter of the head once you have drilled threw it you would be able to remove the head, also if you can get to the part where the bolt is threaded into tap it with a hammer a couple of times and that may do the trick.

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