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Old 05-10-2003, 04:16 PM
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Front Brake Disc Replacement

Going to change my Brake Disc Sunday May 11th.
Ref: Mercedes CD-Rom 42-0100 "Removal and Installation of fixed caliper on front axle".
I need to know if it is necessary to replace the self locking bolts [#35]. The ones that fasten the calipers to the brake disc. If these are the type of bolts that have a plastic insert inserted into them that is normal (perpendicular) to the direction of the screw axis then I would think yes. Any comments for anyone who has done this would be appreciated. My auto is a E320 1994 W124.032, [an ABS vehicle]. I am not interested in saving money, just want the best job done. Comments?
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Old 05-10-2003, 06:10 PM
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I recently did the rear brakes on my 1995 S320. I reused the bolts with Blue loctite. I didn't see any nylon on the bolts. The bolts appeared to have had the dry Loctite type material on them originally.

YMMV. Good luck
Tom Savage
Vienna, WV
1984 300D Euro
1995 S320
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