I posted same question recently after the fact.
The only response I got was from Benzmac stating to use Loctite when putting back on. Not sure, but I don't believe that these bolts are generally replaced in the real world. (At least not by the techs that I asked after my post).
Post any feedback you get elsewhere as this should have been an issue that was addressed by everyone that has ever replaced pads themselves on a sliding caliper setup (esp. if they read a manual at the time (Both of mine recommend bolt replacement)).
Although understanding safety/liability concerns (prudence will dictate advice) I would still invite others to respond on this issue.
Also, additional clarification on strength/color of loctite formula to use would be appreciated (red or blue? Both listed on prior posts on subject (search= bolt caliper)).
Further, are these bolts on Fastlane or Partsshop? If not, does anyone know part #'s for W124 chassis?
2008 GL320CDI 6K
1970 280SL 112K
1982 240D 210K (Sold)
1973 220D 220K (Sold)
1967 200D 160K (Sold)
1992 400E 139K (Sold)
1988 300E 148K (Sold)
1987 300D 257K (Sold)
1991 300E 108K (Sold)
1987 300E 131K (Sold)
1978 300D TMU (Sold)
1980 300D TMU (Sold)
Last edited by CarolinaMBZ; 03-03-2002 at 05:15 PM.