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Old 05-25-2018, 10:32 PM
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David, thanks for the reply. I do have the threaded screw type tool for setting the rivets. My question still remains--do I drill out the old rivets with #25 drill per Matco instructions or use the Rapco tool to remove the old ones.
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Use the Rapco tool to push the old rivets out. If you drill the rivets, the holes in the backing plate will eventually elongate and you will need to replace the plates.

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You can preserve the backing plate by using a slightly smaller drill and stopping early, then drive out the remaining bit of rivet with a punch.
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Thanks to all for the responses. I did use the Rapco tool to push out the old rivets and then to set the new ones. Took about 45 minutes to remove the old disk pads and install the new ones.
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