I got a set of front/rear cross drilled slotted with ceramic pads Ebay specials to put on my 91 GVR4.
I am having lots of trouble with the rears. I have done rear pads on this car before but don't remember things being so difficult.
I removed the only rear slider bolt I could find (the other is just a piece of rubber that doesn't seem to be hiding another bolt).
I also removed the other 2 large bolts holding the caliper assembly.
I have the brake cable in the down position.
I can't quite get it where I can get the pads far in and out enough to go around the rotor without falling out.
I used a set of needle nose to turn the piston back in and it isn't interfering.
Some have said to remove the parking brake but the bolt is blocked by the cable itself and there is no leverage to turn that bolt with it removed.
I don't remember needing to pull the parking brake to swap pads either.
The problem stems from inability to separate the pads far enough to get around that rotor. Wondering if the pads are too thick? It's like the tracks in the caliper aren't long enough.
Also, as far as the piston goes. I have turned it clockwise forever and it never stops turning. Is it supposed to ever stop?