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Clean your trucks after mudding

Just wanted to share. I went hunting and the roads were really bad from a recent rain. Lots of mud holes to the point where my hitch was getting buried when coming out of them. It's about knee height.

Anyway, got home and washed the left side out out real good. Don't know why but I didn't wash the right. It's been about 3 weeks and I had a right, rear brake pad brake right out of the mount and took out the caliper. Changed the front pads at the same time and the right front caliper needed to be replaced. The boots were torn up real bad the include the slide pin boots and and had tons of dirt around the pistons. Had to replace that caliper as well. The left side didn't have nearly as much wear as the right did.


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Wow interesting thanks for the info!

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I took my 90 bronco out mudding at our local mudhole and didn't clean it. A week later all of a sudden it pulled real hard to the left and started smoking like crazy. Pulled over and the locking hub was so hot I couldn't touch it. Got it towed home and when I jacked up the front in the wheel fell off, brakes and all. The axle nut and all hub internals shattered into a million pieces lol.

I now clean my super duty for hours and hours as soon as I get home if not the next day.

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It's really a good thing it happened in a way. I figured I'd rotate the tires at the same time and that's how I noticed the front brake pads. Then I noticed play in the hubs. Had to tighten the nut down (dynatrac free spin kit) and it should be all good.


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