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Which one goes on top, the 14mm or 17mm? I'm trying to get two cars back together tonight and forget which goes where. Thanks.

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17 on top!

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Save the weight, who needs brakes anyways. [laughing]

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Thanks Jerry. It's the brackets that I was wondering about. I'm piecing back together two cars from a pile of parts I pulled off a few weeks ago. This parts swapping exercise sucks. Next task is to find the tool that allows me to disconnect the fuel lines.

Hey Jason, you sell that motor yet?

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Negative. Probably just going to put it in and run some nationals this year. Not really sure how much racing I am going to be able to do since my dad passed.

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Jason, Sorry to hear about your Dad.
My thoughts & prayers are with you.

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Condolences. Sorry to hear that it was so quick, though that may have been a good thing. Stop by again if you're in the area this winter.

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The 1.8L calipers have 14mm bracket bolts, a 14mm top caliper slide bolt, and a 17mm lower. The book says to torque both caliper bolts to around 62 ft-lbs but after stripping the 14mm bolt at 55 I think that's wrong. I torque the top caliper bolt to 45 now with high temp/medium strength loctite.

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So does the 17mm go on top or the 14mm? Conflicting responses...

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My 90'is appart right now, the top bolt on the front caliper is a 17. Same on my 95!

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Call Mazdaspeed. [Smile]

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quote:
Originally posted by Adroitracer:
Call Mazdaspeed. [Smile]

When they re-open January 4th 2010.

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It depends on the year of the car. I believe 1.6L have the 17mm on top and the 14mm on the bottom. But it's the reverse for the 1.8L and NBs.

Here is a pic of the 94-97 caliper. The bleed valve goes on the top--the bottom bolt is clearly larger than the top bolt. Bottom is 17mm and top is 14mm.

This pic is from a 99 Same deal, bottom bolt is the one on the opposite end to the bleed valve--bottom bolt is bigger.

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