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Offline johnnyresponsible

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Front brake job question
« on: January 02, 2021, 08:51:23 PM »

I am attempting to replace the pads and rotors on my '84 sedan.  Does anyone know what the head of the caliper fixing bolt is?  I read elsewhere, and the person at the parts store said, it was an  E-14, but it's larger than that.  (It is an external torx head, not the 9/16.)  I can't get a caliper on either of them for a good measurement.

I appreciate the help; you'll save me at least one trip to the store with my current guess-and-check method.
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Re: Front brake job question
« Reply #1 on: January 03, 2021, 07:00:28 PM »
It's an E-16 in case that helps anyone later.
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Re: Front brake job question
« Reply #2 on: January 03, 2021, 07:33:13 PM »
I tried to look it up in the AMC Standard Parts Catalog when I saw your first post.   It gave everything about the bolt - material, hardness, length, thickness, thread size, how many are on the car, and that it was a Torx-head bolt -- but the catalog doesn't say what size Torx!!  That surprised me.
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