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Re: Rear stone guard removal *anyone know how???
« Reply #15 on: February 19, 2021, 10:27:45 pm »
Wait until the discs/pads need replacing, buy a couple of hub bolts, take the hubs off and fit new shields & brakes as a job lot  :happy2:

I would retain the shields as they keep harmful brake dust away from the dampers and bushings.

You will need a big ol' breaker bar to achieve the 180 degree final torque though.



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Re: Rear stone guard removal *anyone know how???
« Reply #16 on: February 19, 2021, 10:49:24 pm »
Yep... that 180 is a absolute f*cker! Got video evidence of that  :signLOL:

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Re: Rear stone guard removal *anyone know how???
« Reply #17 on: February 19, 2021, 11:19:34 pm »
It's an utter swine with regular 1/2" sockets and breaker bars, but swings round easy peasy like butter with the proper VW 3/4" socket and 1M breaker bar  :happy2:


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Re: Rear stone guard removal *anyone know how???
« Reply #18 on: April 03, 2021, 12:14:57 pm »
Finally got around to doing them yesterday.

Not the most pleasant of jobs  :grin:



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