Date: Wed, 27 Jun 2007 19:52:51 GMT
From: "Al" <alistairdorenospamo.com>
Subject: Re: Front discs


"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

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