brake mount problem

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10/22/2014 7:35 AM

Hey guys got a problem ive got my brake mount stuck on the arm of my brake i managed yo get them off my bike but the allen key bolt that links the arm to the mount is stuck, dont worry about the spring btw ive got more springs any ideas on how to sperate them guys? Thanks! (Pics below)

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10/22/2014 7:39 AM

I have the same problem. Now i know why removable mounts suck.

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10/22/2014 7:56 AM

Liquid wrench should loosen it right up

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10/22/2014 8:33 AM

Open end wrench on the mount & allen in the top ?

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10/22/2014 8:40 AM

Kokxxy wrote:

Open end wrench on the mount & allen in the top ?

Tried my friend the allen keeps wanting too slip also tried clamping the mount in a vice but no joy allen wants to slip out again might try heating it up later

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10/22/2014 9:51 AM

If the above mentioned method with the wrench & allen didn't work then you're screwed. The mount is steel and your brake arm is aluminum. Your brakes will be melted if you try to heat it up. Aluminum melts at a much lower temp than steel. And btw those mounts are garbage. I had em on my mutiny and hated them. The fit style is better but I'd prefer welded overall

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10/23/2014 5:13 AM

Sounds stripped to me.

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