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removing rear brake rotor on hope mono mini

RoddyRoddy Posts: 22
edited May 2008 in MTB workshop & tech
I have bought a new wheel, and i am having great difficulty removing the rotor from my old wheel, any tips that might aid removal?


  • Andy BAndy B Posts: 8,115
    Hot water poured over the bolts helps (it softens the threadlock)

    Also be aware that there are 2 types of bolt used to hold a rotor onto the hub, regular hex (Allen key ) & Torx bolts (Star shaped)
  • AnonymousAnonymous Posts: 79,667
    I had a mare of a job changing my disc on Friday. The bolts were well and truly happy where they were. They stripped before they were anywhere near coming loose.

    In the end, I resorted to getting a socket that nearly fitted over the bolt heads, and hammering it onto the bolt head. Once that was in place, I used a rubber mallet to whack the ratchet anti-clockwise to crack (loosen) the bolt.
    That did the trick.
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