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      09-05-2015, 05:43 PM   #64
evanescent03
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Originally Posted by neo871
Did the brake pad swap myself too. Really easy, thanks to this write-up.
The only part I didn't understand was why the XP12/XP10 don't come with an usable wear sensor slot; the pad is only partly cut...
Oh...and hammering the pins back is not easy in the rear without nicking the paint a little.
After a few nasty paint chips, I now use the pin punch for the reverse operation as well.
I flip mine around, using and hold the wide side of the punch against the pin (holding the pin and punch in between my fingers) and *tap,tap,tap* it in
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