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getting ready to do front brakes

I know the hub has to come apart to pull the rotors off; does anyone have a good write up including torque specs? Also, what pads are you guys running?

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there are a couple write ups on removal, not sure about torque specs tho, but are you doing pads and rotors?

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It needs pads on both sides and a rotor on the drivers side. Also, a semi-realted topic. Im going to do rear shoes and drums while im at it. I inspected them but neglected to take a measurement on the paed width. I know they come in 2.5 and 3. How do I know which without tearing back in to it again?

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If I can do it without having to take out a mortgage for parts then I will use motorcraft goodies lol

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Motorcraft pads are strongly sudjested!
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You can put better pads, shoes, drums and rotors on on for the same price or cheaper that OEM. There are some things that I won't use after market parts for but brakes aren't one of them.
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