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RE: Bolts to fix brake rotor to hub

To: Andrew Errington <>
Subject: RE: Bolts to fix brake rotor to hub
From: "Dodd, Kelvin" <>
Date: Thu, 20 May 1999 10:37:28 -0700

        The bolts used have a specific length of shank.  I am not sure that
replacing them with generic bolts is a good idea.  Usually I have found
these bolts clean up well as their threads are pretty well protected.  I
would suggest cleaning and refitting with new lockwashers.  But then, I am a


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Andrew Errington []
> Sent: Wednesday, May 19, 1999 5:53 PM
> To:
> Subject: Bolts to fix brake rotor to hub
> Hi all,
> I've been away from the list for a while, to get married, but 
> now I'm back.
> Before I left (I got married in England) the MG just started 
> to grind its
> front brakes, so I'm going to replace both rotors and put new 
> pads in this
> weekend.
> I changed the hubs and bearings a while ago, so I know how things fit
> together down there, but I'd specifically like to know the 
> size of the nuts
> and bolts that clamp the rotor to the hub.  If anyone can 
> tell me I shall go
> to the shops and buy eight of them tomorrow.
> Lindsay Porter's book shows the front hubs having studs 
> pressed in to attach
> the rotors, like the rear hubs, but when I took the front 
> hubs off I found
> there were four nuts and bolts instead.  Anyone else spotted this?
> Thanks in advance,
> Andy

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