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      09-22-2012, 04:52 PM   #5
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Drives: M3
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: NE

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Originally Posted by Mk23 View Post
30ft-lbs? I think we're talking about two different things here (at least I hope we are).
You're both talking about the same thing and he's right.

The 2 caliper bolts need to be torqued in the 23-30 lb/ft range (on my phone, I thought it was 23 but it could be 30,will confirm when I get home) It is NOT 81.

The problem is that if you're not doing this often, both the bolts and the rotor will be stuck in place, so you'll need to use some penetrating spray on the bolts and perhaps a rubber mullet on the rotor. Either a 3/8s ratchet or a breaker bar will do it. Do NOT use your torque wrench to loosen up bolts please.