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post #1 of 17 Old 05-12-2008, 12:56 PM Thread Starter
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Day of problems

well today, its poring rain and i had to bring my truck to get new brakes becuase ive been riding metal to metal on the drivers side rear. so i get to the shop and the guy says come back in an hour because our big lift is taken, so i pull out and i hear a loud knock coming from the brake and i pull away, i try to stop at the red light, and the pedal goes all the way down to the floor and the truck barely slows down, needless to say, i almost got killed, so i decide to drive down to the boat which is about 3 miles away. i drive really slow, and just manage to make it there. hangout there for a while,. drive back to shop. get it up on the lift, and they were nice enough to let me hangout in the shop, like i do everytime lol i like to know whats going on, and learn, ( i watched them drop the tranny last week) so they take the wheels off and say oh my god, lol the caliper is competely shot, and the rotor is chipped away and about a 1/2 inch thick, they had orderd rotors and calipers for me in advance, and they take the new ones out of the box and they say its got 7 lugs!!! they orderd ones for a 97!!! holy shiat im so pissed now, i left my truck overnite AGAIN!!!! i cant take all these problems lol they are half my fault,, i needed to vent a little ............................ i gotta geta pick of of the old caliper and rotor.. thanks you and have a nice day

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post #2 of 17 Old 05-12-2008, 01:09 PM
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Way to almost kill yourself lol Well make this a learning experience and next time don't wait until they are metal to metal

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yeah i wish, i didnt have the money, and i had to work to get it, so i had to drive lol wat a wast of 500 more bucks

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i did the exact same thing when i got my first truck it was bad now i check them lots lol and just charge the parts lol till i can afford them


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happened to me sounds about like the same thing. went bam and no pedal response. 180.00 for a rotor and 80 for a caliper

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To show some of my ignorance. What the heck is a seven lug???

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To show some of my ignorance. What the heck is a seven lug???
well i must be a little ignorant myself cause i have never heard of a seven lug but i know that the obs rotars were a little different infact rotars for these pickups have about 100 different options lol haha


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Hypertech power programmer 3
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MBRP Cool Duals 6" tips
Sirius sat radio

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well good thing you didnt die...... and i hope you took notes so next time you can just do them yourself .....i just did mine not to long ago had all the rotors turned and all new pads and i think it cost a total of 180 bucks.....so next time give it a shot yourself and you'll see how easy it is to do and you'll save a bunch of cash

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well good thing you didnt die...... and i hope you took notes so next time you can just do them yourself .....i just did mine not to long ago had all the rotors turned and all new pads and i think it cost a total of 180 bucks.....so next time give it a shot yourself and you'll see how easy it is to do and you'll save a bunch of cash
you are totally right they are so very easy to do you can save soooo much money diy way man


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315/75-16 wild coutry A/T's
Hypertech power programmer 3
T.S 6pos
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Foil delete
MBRP Cool Duals 6" tips
Sirius sat radio

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Be glad you don't have a dually. Rotors/calipers/pads for that is some money... like sell a car to pay for it lol. I think something like $560 or so for ROTORS ONLY.

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