1997 Hyundai Elantra front brake job HELP!

I am going to do a front brake job on my 1997 Elantra, I am replacing the pads, rotors, and calipers. I need any info to help me do this job, I have a couple of buddies helping me but I would like to know any
important info such as how to remove the rotors, is it hard? Any special tools? Do I need any more parts? Any one with info from start to finish of this process would be wonderful, thank you very much.
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On Sun, 15 Feb 2009 11:58:05 -0600, dougyfrizzle cast forth these pearls of wisdom...:

First question - why replace the calipers? Are they working improperly in any way? Calipers typically last almost forever. Generally, all you need to do to a caliper is clean up the sliding surfaces, and the piston face. Remember that if you do decide to replace the calipers, you will have to bleed the brakes when you are done.
I might recommend replacing the mounting bolts and the slider bolts though. The threads get stretched over the course of a couple/few pad changes, and it's a good practice to replace them. I use grade 8 hardened bolts.
Rotors come off fairly easy. Back out the screw in the crown of the rotor (if there is still one in there), remove the caliper and the caliper mount, and pull the rotor off. If it's siezed on the hub, get a bigger hammer. If necessary, get an even bigger hammer.
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Unfortunately, the rotors don't come off so easily on this vehicle. They're captured behind the wheel hub. You'll need a puller to remove the hub, and that'll probably pull apart the double ball hub bearing as well, requiring the use of a press to service the hub bearing.
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On Wed, 18 Feb 2009 18:50:01 -0800 (PST), hyundaitech cast forth these pearls of wisdom...:

Thank you for that correction. I had not ever replaced the rotors on an Elantra and would never have assumed such a convoluted mounting system for the rotor. Quite unusual.
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