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Picked up my r3 today(hooray!) but it has quite a bit of work to do on it. I am trying to get these brake rotors off and they do not budge, read about how most people get them off but I was wondering if anyone had any hands on experience with this and the process/tools used. Thanks!
 

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Use an impact wrnch. I have taken boots off with just a breaker bar but have also snapped bolts off rotors because of too much torque. I think they use white loctite on the bolts.
 

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I'd put the correct 1/2 drive Metric hex socket in an impact driver and hit with engineers hammer before anything,
and use WD40 or similar.
or you will strip them.


Clean those threads before reinstalling.
 

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Good video by Sportbike Track Gear about this exact subject on the R3.

I sheared off the head of one of the rotor bolts when I was trying to remove my front rotor. Take your time and don't force it.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HjD8v2Pbvvc
 

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Picked up my r3 today(hooray!) but it has quite a bit of work to do on it. I am trying to get these brake rotors off and they do not budge, read about how most people get them off but I was wondering if anyone had any hands on experience with this and the process/tools used. Thanks!
Brake rotor bolts are installed at the factory with a good amount of loctite for safety reasons. If your bolts are not breaking loose using the standard methods, I recommend using a propane torch to heat the bolt area (ive had to do this many times). It doesnt take long at all and it will melt/break apart the loctite making it very easy to remove the bolts without damage.
 
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