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Old 07-25-2012, 08:42 PM   #81
lkstaack
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Location: San Diego, CA
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My Ride: 04 330iZHP, 05 325iT
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Here are a few random tips I gathered that may (or may not) be helpful:
Good comments. Here is my two cents.

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Pay the $13 for a 6 inch C-clamp to compress the caliper piston, much easier than what is suggested in this DIY.
Or purchase one of these for $8.75 from a E46Fanatics sponsor: Caliper Compressor


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Buy the large can of brake cleaner, you'll need it....
Buy two; you will need it.

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Pizza box a good surface to clean parts on.
Parts are real dirty. Ensure you have a large drop cloth or cardboard under the wheel before you work, preferably something you can throw away, to save your garage floor from getting real dirty.
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