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Caliper bolts real tight on my 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo, 2wd, 4 ltr. Best tool to loosen them? I'm using 18 mm socket and 1/2 ratchet. what's the torque when re-tightening them?

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Penetrating fluid and a bigger ratchet. ex. breaker bar

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