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      10-30-2012, 09:50 PM   #8
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Originally Posted by arter View Post
A C clamp is not a sexy and only costs $8 bucks or so. Get with the times
With my can immediately start discussing different OB/GYN techniques with the hotties at the track and go from there. He spreads, he scores!

Where do you go with a C clamp? It's like carrying a cellphone that looks like this...

Originally Posted by chriszeh View Post
ive just been using a c clamp to compress the rear piston and push out the front pad at the same time while still on the rotor. is this not the correct procedure? have done numerous pad changes this way.
This tool allows you to push the piston in straight. Not to mention you don't mess up the edges of your pads. And you don't have to take off the master cylinder cap if you're quick inserting the pads (a minor pain in an E9X). And its just easier.
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