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Unread 12-04-2012, 07:46 AM   #16
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Originally Posted by lolo75racing View Post
Don't waste your time and money. Buy new ones. You will save yourself from having to do them shortly after. Besides, the price difference is not much. Am taking from experience.
Thanks, already done. Got new ones. Only reason I asked was a buddy of mine could reface them. Just got new ones and pads. Next is my u-joint. Keeps breaking...

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Unread 03-31-2013, 08:08 PM   #17
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I am replacing rotors and brakes on my 2007 Liberty , can't seem to get the rotors off . They have not been off before , seems to be just rusted on tight . Tried hitting them from all around(witha piece of wood protecting them ) , just can't seem to shake them off . I will try some Liquid Wrench on them , and i have removed the small retaining tabs on the lug studs , I am missing something else to remove ? I have the caliper and the brake pad clip off of course.
Thanks for any help .
As a though , should I take a propane torch for sweating copper pipes and heat up the rotor , I would be carefull not to damage the hub , just warm it up to maybe loosen it (heat expands metal , right)?

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Unread 04-01-2013, 05:54 PM   #18
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