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Oringinal rotors have an large bolt in the middle to take off. How do you take the whole rotor off and what tools do i need?

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That bolt should be for the axle/ half shaft. All you should have to do to get the rotors off is remove the brake caliper, two bolts on the backside.inside of rotors. just be careful and use a clothes hanger to suspend the caliper up so as not to crimp or brake the brake line

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