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Old 10-13-2006, 11:01 AM   #1
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Default Disc brake calliper fell off. yeah

I was driving home and heard this caa clunk ca clunk scrape ( thank god in my driveway). Sure enough I must not of tightend down the brake caliper thing enough. It fell off. Right into the tire or rim. Can you believe that. Im sooo lucky it ddnt happen on the highway. I went and checked the other after I fixed it. That was strange. The other was tight. No major damage done. Whew......
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New bolts can usually be found at most auto parts stores. Glad it was minor.
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Don't forget to lube em up with anti-seize. It will save you a headache in the future.
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Don't forget to lube em up with anti-seize. It will save you a headache in the future.
Yup... All but the threads .. don't want those lubed up and coming loose. You could loose a caliper in the driveway...lol
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