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I know this is a pretty basic question and I could find any answers in a search (google or this site) -- the question:

What's the trick to removing the retaining clips for the stock rear brake pads? I can't see any way to do this without damaging the retaining clip -- or maybe I'm going about this all wrong?

Any hints?

Thanks, Rob.
 

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Easy, two differents ways:

1- take a small punch like 1/8, insert it into the small hole at the back of the caliper, and with punch it with a hammer.
2- Take a good long noise clamp, and squeeze the center of the pin, and pull the pin from you. You need a good grip. This is the way I am doing to go quick, but method 1 is more compliance.

You can use the long noise to turn clockwise the caliper piston to insert the new brake pads.
 
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