Rotor removal help

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  1. wakeboardan

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    Trying to remove rotors to take to machine shop, but I can't seem to get the caliper anchor bolts off for the life of me! Anyone else have trouble getting them out? Seems like taking 2 bolts off should be a piece of cake, but it sure isn't working out that way :notnice:
     
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    I would spray liberally with PB Blaster and let it work for a while. Then, there's nothing better than air tools, but if you don't have, a 6 point socket and a big breaker bar should do it for you.
     
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    If you have access to a tourch throw some heat on it. That will normally bring those stubborn bolts to submission.
     
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    Alright finally got them off, missing all 10 knuckles but thats ok. Now, for whatever reason, the caliper wont lift itself off of the rotor. I am following a Haynes manual, but its sort of vague in a few spots. The lines are still hooked up, do those HAVE to be disconncted to lift the caliper off? All im doin is replacing pads and getting rotors machined
     
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    If the rotors are worn the can be a lip on the rotor that is holding the caliper on. Use a screw driver to open up the caliper some to gain more room to remove the caliper.
     
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