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Old 02-25-2010, 12:14 PM
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time for brakes

hey guys. i just did my taxes and i will be in for a little bit of money here in a week or so...my truck is about due for brakes and i was going to use my return to pay for them so i can just do the front and back. my intentions are to go with the cryo slot with hawk pads to help stop the 37s in the summertime... i get a little "fading" when pulling a trailer. my question is should i get the hard core "double frozen", the regular frozen, should i get the kit that replaces the front calipers as well? i intend on keeping this truck until she dies because new ones are OUTRAGOUSLY priced and im trying to buy a house in the near future. i just want to get the right stuff the first time and be done with it. any input is appreciated!
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which brand rotors are you going to get? you should only need the regular frozen rotors.. but a good upgrade is going to SS braided lines if you dont already have them....
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thanks for the response. i dont have the stainless braided brake lines, that was another question i was going to ask. do you think i should do the fron calipers as well? i was looking at kits on your site and im just a little confused as to which kit to get. i dont tow anything extremely heavy, just a small 2 horse bumper pull trailer. my stock rotors are actually fine..they arent warped. ive heard of a lot of guys saying the stock rotors warp within a couple hundred miles. i must be easy on my brakes? lol.
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thanks for the response. i dont have the stainless braided brake lines, that was another question i was going to ask. do you think i should do the fron calipers as well? i was looking at kits on your site and im just a little confused as to which kit to get. i dont tow anything extremely heavy, just a small 2 horse bumper pull trailer. my stock rotors are actually fine..they arent warped. ive heard of a lot of guys saying the stock rotors warp within a couple hundred miles. i must be easy on my brakes? lol.
if your front rotors are fine just leave them like that until they need to be replaced... then upgrade them.. but i highly suggest getting SS braided lines for the front and rear... it makes a pretty big diff with your stopping power

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Old 02-27-2010, 03:53 PM
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Can I change from 13 inch rotor to 14.5 rotors on my f250 super duty powerstroke
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I recently replaced all 4 hoses with Russel SS lines and Blue Synthetic Fluid and there is a world of difference, no surprises had it done in about 2 hours.

98K on the shoes and rotors and still going strong!

SS Lines were ~114.00 from Summit Racing or eBay.

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i personally like EBC pads, but SSBC makes some great products too. they have some wicked calipers that really make a world of difference! definately get steel lines for yer system.
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the rear pads and rotors are worn and need to be replaced...i figure probably by mid summer the fronts will have to be done..thats why i was going to do them both now and be done with em. ill definately get the stainless lines.
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