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Re: How to change front discs and pads(with pics)

Originally Posted by marmite230 View Post
Hi, so if im replacing just the pads on the front is it just a case of removing the caliper as pictured, taking out the old pads, inserting the new ones and bolting the caliper back in place?
Be prepared to compress the caliper piston back into its chamber otherwise the thicker new pads will prevent the caliper dropping back into place. Keep an eye on the brake fuid bottle as compressing the piston will cause the fluid level to rise.
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