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redforcedbmw said:
what are the tools needed to get the rear rotor off the car and and take is apart so i can fix my e-brake???
Penetrating oil, a large hammer and sometimes a "blue flame" wrench :thumbup:
 

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I used Blaster penetrating oil, and a big ball peen hammer (but try not to smack the rotor surface too much - don't want to damage it - maybe put an old towel on it keep from damaging it - hit the hub part of the rotor too). You also need allen head (aka hex bit) socket (metric size 6mm or 7mm - mine was 7mm for some reason) for the ajuster hole allen head bolt. I think the caliper slide bolts were 7mm hex too. Also, metric sockets for the caliper braket, forget what size. Go with 6 point. I was able to compress caliper by hand (no need for c-clamp).

Here is a site with pictures:

http://www.smithnet.ca/bmwclub_faqs/e36_rear_brakes/start.htm

Since you will have the rotors off, why not paint your rotors and calipers with Eastwood Co's paint (that I used on my 328i) seen here - It makes the rotors and calipers look great and lasts years! :

http://www.eastwoodco.com/shopping/...ODUCT&iMainCat=410&iSubCat=411&iProductID=121

Silver Cad looks more like the original factory silver coating that new BMW's have on their rotors and calipers (as seen at dealership) and it has the same heat resistance:

http://www.eastwoodco.com/shopping/...ODUCT&iMainCat=390&iSubCat=397&iProductID=112

They have other brake paint colors too:

http://www.eastwoodco.com/shopping/...ribute16=0&RS=1&keyword=Brake+Caliper+Coating
 
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