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post #1 of 5 Old 08-03-2010, 04:58 PM Thread Starter
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Brake Question

For all of you that have forgot more then ill ever know. i have a quick brake question.

Over the weekend i ordered Hawk LTS pads and drilled and slotted rotors. Will i see a major improvement in braking?... and better yet when i tow my 8k travel trailer from ohio to florida will i notice a difference thru the mountains?... thanks in advance im just tryin to justify in my head puttin alot a coin down even though i already ordered em.

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I've noticed a pretty significant difference in stopping power with the drilled/slotted combo--especially towing my skid loader around. They create quite a bit of dust though and when i wash my truck I gotta get the pressure washer out to get the dust out of the drill holes. Only thing I worry about is warping/cracking. Haven't been through the mountains.

All in all I think they were a great buy


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does anybody sell a kit that allows you to run larger rotors? i understand this would require aftermarket calipers, but that is the only true way to get serious improvement in braking power is to get bigger rotors and larger calipers....

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what part number brake pads did you get for your truck?

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HB528P.811 & HB529P.710 are the numbers on the website.

2007 F-250 Lariat Crew Cab
SPL LED Lightbar
20" Fuel Rims
35" Nitto MT's
SCT Livewire w/ Tony Wildman Tunes
PMM Full EGR Delete/ Coolant Kit
Hornblasters 540 Kit
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2005 Lariat Crew- GONE!
2011 Lariat Ultimate Crew- GONE!!!
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