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Changing rear rotors

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Remove the wheel, remove the calipers (two bolts, 12mm head),
you'll have to hold the slides with a 14mm to keep them from spinning while you remove the caliper bolts.
remove the caliper brackets, (two bolts with threadlocker 18mm head I think, get ready for the fight),
remove the little clips from the wheel studs (usually you can pry them up to the threads with a screwdriver then just spin 'em off)....that should do it....pull off the rotor.

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