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Old 05-26-2014, 11:36 AM   #1
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Rear Brake Rotors wont come off...Help Plz.

OK... I got most of my motor problems figured out so I'm trying to do the Brakes & Suspension / Bushings while the motors being built.
I started out by trying to do the Rear Shocks & Brake Rotors. Shocks...No Problem !
Rotors...Got Me ??? Can't get them off.
The Calipers & Brackets Have been removed. I even took off the Dust Plates behind the rotors so I could see better. I cant find anything holding the Rotors on.
There are No Wavy Retainer Washers on any of the Lug Nuts holding it on.
I've changed rotors on a few other Mustangs in the past & they always slid right off.
I've tried banging it pretty hard with a mallet ...didn't budge it.
Tried using a 3-Jaw Puller...didn't budge it.
Not sure what the problem is. It looks as if the rotors & calipers have never been touched before. The car is a 94 Mustang GT / 5.0 so it appears to have 20 years on it with no service to this area.
The Center Hole in the Rotor & the Hub Assembly look as if they're one piece they're so rusted as well as the holes for the Lugs & the Lugs. Looks like a lot of Rust in there. The Rotors Look like a Wavy Potato Chip & the Pads were almost to the Metal so it definitely needs to be changed.
I've sprayed it with PBR several times but it doesn't seem to be doing much as of yet.
Is there anything I'm missing that could be holding the rotors on other then rust ?
Can I just beat them off with a hammer or what ???

THX !!! for any help .
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Hammer and time

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That's kind of what I was thinking.
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You can use a nut and a bolt in the caliper bracket to "press" it off. You put the bolt through the caliper bracket hole with the nut between the rotor and the bracket. Thread the bolt though the nut and start to tighten. The nut will press against the inside of the caliper bracket and just keep turning the bolt till you break the "seal" on the rotor.

Also a BFH will work.
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Used the ole 5-lb Sledge. Worked like a charm. Less than 10-min. per side. Took my Drill w/ a
wire wheel & got all the rust off everything & now it's ready to put back together when I get the energy. Arizona Heat just drains you working outside. Probably put it together tonight or tomorrow. No hurry...got 2 cars.
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Yeah eff the heat. It was 75 degrees Friday when I did my transmission. In the heat... no thanks.
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Yeah...For Sure !!! Been outside trying to finish the job but it's too HOT !!! 108 today & it aint nothin nice !!!
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Yeah that is hot. Worst I've ever been in is 130 over in the desert working on aircraft. That is 15 minutes outside and 45 in the AC... most work gets done at night. When it is still in the 90s lol.
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