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Old 11-26-2003, 09:53 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Howdy guys,
my right front brake rotor has warped, I need to replace and I am looking to do it myself. While I'm waiting for my manual I was wondering if lwebb12 or anyone else had some schematics for this? Just so I can get an idea of whats involved.

1984 520i, can post vin digits if needed.
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jack car up.

remove wheel.

remove caliper (bolted from behind)

remove rotor.

do above backwards for re-install.
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that simple, ta much thanks CBA
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Old 11-26-2003, 11:39 AM   #4 (permalink)
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just be sure you take off the whole caliper with assembly its usually a 4 piece thing 2 on caliper 2 on calipr braket hard to miss rotor wont come off if the whole thing aint off.. dats if your cars got it..
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yuppers was planning to take it off completely anyway so I could have a good look :P

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just thought it was worth mentioning that you need to replace both front rotors, not just the one that is warped

should always change them in pairs
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i didnt mention that cause its kinda common knowlege..
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