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Old 05-09-2016, 03:24 PM   #11
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Hopefully you did not go too much over.
Good luck with the road test, let us know how it goes.
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I found torque specs for grand prix'* caliper bolts, I think they are the same as yours, if so then it was 63 lb ft for the caliper pin torque, does that sound more like what you torqued them to?
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WilliamE, have you ever seen any Tech, pull out a torque wrench when installing pads?

I must admit, in over 20 years, it was all be "feel"....
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Nope, I myself have never used a torque wrench on them, never really felt the need to.
I just wanted to answer the question that was asked, in another thread yesterday I mentioned most just tighten till they feel tight, I forgot to mention that here as well.
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