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1992 rs cmero front disc brakes.

What the heck size is the pins that hold the caliper? 8mm=to small,10mm=to big, its not star just a reg allen. A 3/8 kind of fits but dosent bite enough?????

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    I suppose I should go buy a Chilton and not be so cheap right!!!

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The easiest fix is to go to the junkyard and get some. Thats what I did.

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