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installing spindles

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Blaise22, Aug 6, 2010.

  1. Aug 6, 2010 at 7:49 AM
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    hey guys i have my spindles in my garage waiting to be installed. Do I need any special tools to get this done? and can someone please explain to me how to bleed the brakes?
     
  2. Aug 6, 2010 at 8:19 AM
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  3. Aug 6, 2010 at 9:53 AM
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    guess not
     
  4. Aug 6, 2010 at 11:08 AM
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  5. Aug 8, 2010 at 9:59 AM
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    this might be a stupid question but I just got my stock spindle off and I dont see any bolts, what do I need to do next?
     
  6. Aug 8, 2010 at 10:34 AM
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    anybody? im stuck
     
  7. Aug 8, 2010 at 10:35 AM
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    Matic

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    hmm. Did your spindles come with the bearings already pressed in?
     
  8. Aug 8, 2010 at 10:36 AM
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    no there the camburg spindles. I need to remove all of that from the stock one, I just dont know where to start.
     
  10. Aug 8, 2010 at 10:38 AM
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    Good luck man. Way to complicated for me.

    The write up looks pretty good and very precise though.
     
  11. Aug 8, 2010 at 10:39 AM
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  12. Aug 8, 2010 at 11:41 AM
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    They are 17mm bolts. And they are behind the shield.
     
  13. Aug 8, 2010 at 1:35 PM
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    oh gotcha how do I get the shield off?
     
  14. Aug 8, 2010 at 1:43 PM
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    actually first off how do i get the rotors off?
     
  15. Aug 8, 2010 at 1:47 PM
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    Take off the brake caliper, and the rotors will pop off.
     
  16. Aug 8, 2010 at 2:08 PM
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    haha i was hoping you wouldnt say that they are not budging at all, is there a tool that will get them off?
     
  17. Aug 8, 2010 at 2:11 PM
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    not trying to be a dick but u might be over your head, saying that to get the caliper off... there should be 2 bolts that face towards the truck that you will loosen and pull out and that will allow the caliper to slide off

    Good Luck
     
  18. Aug 8, 2010 at 2:11 PM
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    Your 2 hands are the tool. If they are stuck on, you can hit the rotor with a rubber mallet to help loosen it.
     
  19. Aug 8, 2010 at 2:14 PM
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    A heavy rubber mallet. Not sure if Toyota uses them, but some have a flat head screw that needs to be removed first.
     
  20. Aug 8, 2010 at 2:14 PM
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    never asked how to get the caliper off but thanks
     
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