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Old 11-01-2009, 04:24 PM
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caliper removal

i am trying to replace the brake pads on my 07 expedition and i need to remove the caliper bolts but i cant find the right rize key for the bolt. Is it a hex or a star what size do i need
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Old 11-01-2009, 06:24 PM
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It is a Torx (Star) insert bolt. I'm thinking a T-45 or T-47. Pick up a set for your socket wrench from the parts store.
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it looks like an allen head to me but i will try the torx tommorow
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its a hex head 7mm.

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Old 11-02-2009, 07:31 PM
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well it turned out being a 9mm hex head
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That's odd, my rear calipers were 7mm, are they different in the front?

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i think so, i had to end u gettin a 9mm allen head wrnch from home depot. it was a pain the the a$$ looking for a 9mm socket. nobody carries it
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I'm still trying to remember which vehicle I have that uses the Torx socket that I bought my set for.
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