Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 15

Thread: Removing caliper guide bolts URGENT

  
  1. #1
    Status
    Offline
    Kingy's Avatar
    AOC Obsessed
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Posts
    2,703
    Mentioned in
    3 Post(s)
    Quoted
    0 Post(s)

    Removing caliper guide bolts URGENT

    any body no what i need to remove these with (mk4 sxi)

  2. #2
    Status
    Offline
    stevej66's Avatar
    Tech Advisor/Moderator
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Location
    on the sofa
    Posts
    7,069
    Mentioned in
    52 Post(s)
    Quoted
    240 Post(s)
    can't remember off the top of my head exactly what size, but the are removed with allen key type head

  3. #3
    Status
    Offline
    Kingy's Avatar
    AOC Obsessed
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Posts
    2,703
    Mentioned in
    3 Post(s)
    Quoted
    0 Post(s)
    good man another question weres this piston i have to push back in on the caliper and which side do you apply copper grease too

  4. #4
    Status
    Offline
    Glasgow_Stu's Avatar
    Moderator
    Join Date
    Nov 2005
    Drives
    Vectra VXR + Astra Coupe Turbo
    Location
    In a box outside tesco
    Posts
    12,987
    Mentioned in
    25 Post(s)
    Quoted
    16 Post(s)
    Add Glasgow_Stu on Facebook
    if its the fronts then with the old pad in put a screw driver next to it and push on it... ( make sure u unscrew the brake fluid cap under bonnet tho )
    The coupe...ITS ALIVE & back from the dead....again!
    The internet: where everybody knows everything about **** all.

    become a paid member:
    http://www.astraownersclub.com/vb/payments.php



  5. #5
    Status
    Offline
    Paul G's Avatar
    AOC Newbie
    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    Posts
    22
    Mentioned in
    0 Post(s)
    Quoted
    0 Post(s)
    Not sure but, I think it's a seven mil Allen key for the slide guides, Paul

  6. #6
    Status
    Offline
    Windrew's Avatar
    AOC Obsessed
    Join Date
    Jan 2005
    Location
    Golborne, Wigan, United Kingdom
    Posts
    4,637
    Mentioned in
    2 Post(s)
    Quoted
    5 Post(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by K17VGY View Post
    good man another question weres this piston i have to push back in on the caliper and which side do you apply copper grease too
    well i wouldnt put it on the side where the pad meets disc!
    ARDEN BLUE GSI

  7. #7
    Status
    Offline
    Kingy's Avatar
    AOC Obsessed
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Posts
    2,703
    Mentioned in
    3 Post(s)
    Quoted
    0 Post(s)
    well i eventually managed it and now have shiny new discs and pads

  8. #8
    Status
    Offline
    Glasgow_Stu's Avatar
    Moderator
    Join Date
    Nov 2005
    Drives
    Vectra VXR + Astra Coupe Turbo
    Location
    In a box outside tesco
    Posts
    12,987
    Mentioned in
    25 Post(s)
    Quoted
    16 Post(s)
    Add Glasgow_Stu on Facebook
    well done..

    i done the SRi's front ones last week..

    back need done now.. thats fun
    The coupe...ITS ALIVE & back from the dead....again!
    The internet: where everybody knows everything about **** all.

    become a paid member:
    http://www.astraownersclub.com/vb/payments.php



  9. #9
    Status
    Offline
    Paul G's Avatar
    AOC Newbie
    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    Posts
    22
    Mentioned in
    0 Post(s)
    Quoted
    0 Post(s)
    So, what size Allen key did it turn out to be?, Paul

  10. #10
    Status
    Offline
    Techno's Avatar
    AOC Regular
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Posts
    156
    Mentioned in
    0 Post(s)
    Quoted
    0 Post(s)
    It's a 7mm

Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast

Similar Threads

  1. quick question RE. Rear caliper guide bolts
    By richuk in forum Chassis
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 03-03-2013, 16:49
  2. Caliper guide bolt probs
    By TEECEE in forum Astra Discussion & Chat
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 06-11-2011, 19:10

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •