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1992-1999 Series I L27 (1992-1994 SE,SLE, SSE) & Series II L36 (1995-1999 SE, SSE, SLE) and common problems for the Series I and II L67 (all supercharged models 92-99) Including Olds 88's, Olds LSS's and Buick Lesabres Please use General Chat for non-mechanical issues, and Performance and Brainstorming for improvements.

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Old 10-27-2006, 10:19 PM   #1
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im replacing the front pads and dont have the right size allen to remove the caliper. does anyone know what size it is? so i can buy one instead of a whole package. the nearest parts store is 10 miles away. i have to make this trip count. thanks.
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im replacing the front pads and dont have the right size allen to remove the caliper. does anyone know what size it is? so i can buy one instead of a whole package. the nearest parts store is 10 miles away. i have to make this trip count. thanks.
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I've done mine a few times as I remember it'* 3/8"
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3/8" hex is correct. If you have to buy the socket, get 1/2" drive.

Search the archives here for advice on adjusting your rear brakes while you're working on the car. It'* well worth it.
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