Date: Thu, 28 Jun 2007 00:41:25 +0100 From: "Charles C." <c.k.christacopoulos.removeme.nospamee.ac.uk> Subject: Re: Front discs
Al wrote: > "kingdoodlesquat" <neggerscheggersnospamtseacatspam.com> wrote in message > news:4_SdnWkZONGFAB_bnZ2dnUVZ8sSrnZ2dnospamom... >>>> Hi all, >>>> >>>> I need to change my front discs on my 9000, but according to the Haynes >>>> manual, it appears I'll have to disconnect the brake line to the >> calipers to >>>> do it. However, I've stuck my head in the wheel arch & it looks like >>>> all >> I >>>> need to do is undo 2 bolts behind the disc to remove the entire caliper >>>> without the need to disconnect the brake line. >>>> >>>> Could someone enlighten me please if the Haynes is correct - it'll be >> too >>>> late to take to a mechanic if I follow the manual & get into problems, >>>> >>>> Cheers >>>> >>>> kds :-) >>> Haynes is blowing smoke if it tells you to disconnect the brake line. >>> Removing the two 19 mm bolt head carrier bolts will do. >>> >> cheers, I thought Haynes was being a bit over the top. >> > > It's not known as the "book of lies" for nothing! > > > Just for fun:- > http://www.messybeast.com/dragonqueen/real-haynes.htm > > To answer the original question, this is rot you do not need to take off the > brake line, just keep it supported to lessen the risk of damage to it whilst > the callipers off. > > Al > > Yup :-) Charles -- Please remove _removeme_ to reply.