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Honda CX500, GL500 - Removing the brake rotor or disc

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This assumes that you have removed the front wheel. You need a 12mm socket and wrench.

This is done on a bike with dual discs.

Why change your rotors? Too thin or deeply grooved discs require replacement. Or perhaps you're upgrading/side-grading to drilled discs...

5 bolts:

12mm socket:

They might be a bit stuck, but nothing a long bar can't solve:

Bolts removed:

Once the bolts are out, you can slide it off the hub:

Watch out, it's probably heavier than you expect:

Somewhat dirty wheel, sans rotor:

All done!

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