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Old 05-11-2016, 10:15 PM   #1
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There was a great how to on this by Dan a while ago. I can't seem to find it. I need to do pads and rotors next weekend and want to make sure I am doing it right. Its been some time since I have done it. Is there any torque specs for the bracket bolts and the caliper glide pins as well?
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Not the best write up I have seen, but this should be it.
https://www.gmforum.com/mechanical-1...change-283544/

These are supposed to be the specs for Grand Prix 97-2003, they should be the same for your car, but maybe somebody else can verify.
TO be honest most just tighten them till they feel tight, but I do like to get torque specs right when I can.
I thought the caliper guide pins took less torque than that, but I found those numbers in two different places.

FRONT BRAKES:
Bleeder Valve
13 N?m 115 lb in

Brake Hose Bolt
54 N?m 40 lb ft

Caliper Bolts
85 N?m 63 lb ft

Caliper Bracket Bolts
185 N?m 137 lb ft



REAR BRAKES:
Bleeder Valve
11 N?m 97 lb in

Brake Hose Bolt
44 N?m 32 lb ft

Caliper Bolts
43 N?m 32 lb ft

Caliper Bracket Bolts
125 N?m 92 lb ft

Rotor/J 37160-A Nut
34 N?m 25 lb ft
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Sweet thanks. I kinda found the same settings on a youtube video. Thanks again for your help.
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