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Author Topic: What size Allen key to fit the front brake  (Read 1770 times)

Offline maysani

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What size Allen key to fit the front brake
« on: July 07, 2016, 03:38:51 PM »
What size Allen key to fit  the front brake calliper screws. I have  full set from 1.5mm to 10mm. the 6mm is small and the 8 mm is big. Does this mean it take 7mm or one of the odd sizes
my car is 1.9TDI

Offline insanitybeard

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Re: What size Allen key to fit the front brake
« Reply #1 on: July 07, 2016, 05:26:23 PM »
You are correct I'm afraid, it is 7mm, as I found out when I changed my front wheelbearing (some specs and images contained).
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Re: What size Allen key to fit the front brake
« Reply #2 on: July 07, 2016, 06:56:02 PM »
many thanks for the speedy reply and the very interesting link

 

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