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Old 11-07-2015, 09:51 PM   #298 (permalink)
Ecky
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After taking apart the front, the only part I could definitively identify as being steel was the bit that holds the lug studs at the end of the axle, and the rotor. It looks like the brake calipers are aluminum, and there wasn't even the faintest hint of any oxidation on the brake lines, so I'll check back on them after they've had salt exposure. I'm thinking after this winter I'll probably replace or have refinished the rotors, as they have some serious grooves in them, but in the mean time I cleaned them up anyway.

I'm glad I took it all apart before the salt got to it though, as the bolts holding the calipers in place were incredibly difficult to get off. I was afraid I was going to break my socket. I retorqued them with some anti-sieze.
















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