My buddy and I are replacing my calipers and rotors. It came to a quick halt after we saw the bolt heads shown in the photo. Also neither of us had the right allen to take off the caliper. I think it is 7mm. Gonna pick that up tomorrow. If anyone knows what sizes and types of sockets to use please let me know. Thanks
It's a 7mm allen head. I got 3 of the 4 off, #4 needed some persuasion.
The hole for the allen wrench were pretty corroded on mine. Bought all new bolts from Auto Zone for less than $10. My bolt #4 got pretty chewed up by the vice grips undoing it so figured I'd give myself an easier r&r next time the calipers come off.
Yes they do have to come off. Yes they are E12 reverse torx. IF you get them out, look into replacing them with regular bolts
Got them off. And they were E14's. Had to buy the whole set at Sears anyways. They are pretty worn, but I am going to put the old ones back in so I can drive it.
Anyone know where/how I can get hex head replacements? I suppose I could just go to the salvage yard and get them off another D30. But if there is a place online I can save some hassle and just buy and ship them.
yeah one thing i've found while pulling spare shafts from the junkyards over the years is that Jeep used 4 or 5 different types and styles of caliper bolts over the years. I have no idea why they did this.
Word of advice, put some locktite on them when you re-install them. I had issues before with the bolts backing out without it
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