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Rookie needs help. I am trying to remove my front caliper on my 2006 Sportster 1200c. The two bolts to remove the caliper are not something i've seen before, a standard or metric (nnooooo) socket didnt work, it looks sorta like a spline,the manual I have does not lista special tool for this, the bolt is the same type as on the cylinder head, please let me know if there is a special tool for this or what I can do too remove the caliper. Or maybe i'm just real stupid and missing the obvious, either way please help

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I agree u need a 12 point socket set to fit. I had the same problem n no one could help me till a buddy had the same problem. Just common I guess

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U need a 12 point socket, looks like a 12 side star. sould be able to find at sears in the craftsman sockets. get a small set, there is a couple different sizes on the bike. ask for 12 point socket set.

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