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Brakes going on next week , any ideas?

My Powerstops with Evolution pads arrived today. Still waiting for my SS bakelines. Im putting 24's on it this spring so I am having my calipers painted too. My truck is an '03 with 61k. Should I change the wheel bearings while its apart? And looking for ideas of any other thing I should have done. I have a nasty rattle sound in the front end when I hit bumps. Not sure what that is. Thanks!

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Guess im gonna replace all the calipers too...

2003 7.3 4-door Long Bed DRW
American Force 22" Classics on 33X12.5X22
Irate Diesel Competion fuel system
Rancho RS9000XL Shocks
PHP Custom tunes
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ZooDad Mod
aFe Stage 2 XP CAI
MBRP 4" Turbo back S.S Dual Exuast
Edge Insight CTS
Stancor GPR
Directed Smart Start
Kenwood Dnx 7160 W/Kicker L-7
Too many Recon lights to list..
07 H.D Front End Conversion W/ HID's
08 Tail-Gate
Roll Pan
S366 t4 mount
SRP 1.2
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That rattle could be a sway bar bushing, or possibly leaf spring bushing. Idk about replacing the bearings though.. if it was my truck, I would probably go ahead and do it for the peace of mind..

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Do they sell a complete front end bushing kit?

2003 7.3 4-door Long Bed DRW
American Force 22" Classics on 33X12.5X22
Irate Diesel Competion fuel system
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Not that I have seen.. doesn't mean its not out there.

The sway bar is easy to check, just crawl under the truck, grab a hold of it and there's any major play the bushing needs to be replaced.

Leaf spring can be kinda tested. Basically have some stand on the bumper and bounce. If its making the noise during that, then just track down which one it is.

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I believe Energy Suspension makes a complete bushing kit for the front end of our trucks.

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Anyone know how much fluid I need to order to flush,fill, and bleed the whole system?

2003 7.3 4-door Long Bed DRW
American Force 22" Classics on 33X12.5X22
Irate Diesel Competion fuel system
Rancho RS9000XL Shocks
PHP Custom tunes
Foil Delete
ZooDad Mod
aFe Stage 2 XP CAI
MBRP 4" Turbo back S.S Dual Exuast
Edge Insight CTS
Stancor GPR
Directed Smart Start
Kenwood Dnx 7160 W/Kicker L-7
Too many Recon lights to list..
07 H.D Front End Conversion W/ HID's
08 Tail-Gate
Roll Pan
S366 t4 mount
SRP 1.2
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