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Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   09-14-2014, 06:27 PM
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Posted By Band_Member
After the 50+/- round trip today all seems to be...

After the 50+/- round trip today all seems to be ok. Tranny Temp and Brake temps seemed within usual parameters. Keeping fingers crossed.

Thanks again to all who have provided me with some great...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   09-14-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,685
Posted By Band_Member
So after taking the truck for a short ride...

So after taking the truck for a short ride yesterday I still had really low pedal. Knowing the system is bled I get to thinking about the brake pads. They were the only thing noticably different. ...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   09-11-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 44
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Posted By Band_Member
Just clean off your slide pins and the bores real...

Just clean off your slide pins and the bores real good with brake cleaner and rags where you can and coat with anti-sieze. You want to use just enough on the pins.

On the caliper brackets after...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   09-11-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 44
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Posted By Band_Member
I tried to push them back in by hand but no go. ...

I tried to push them back in by hand but no go. Pretty stiff.

I bled the lines out yesterday when done and did a short back and forth in my driveway. Wasn't too happy with the pedal play. Waaay...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   09-11-2014, 06:15 PM
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Posted By Band_Member
I'd love to dig deeper into the problem by...

I'd love to dig deeper into the problem by popping the pistons but business obligations are pretty demanding and I'd like to get the cores back to Tousley/White Bear for the charge on this credit...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   09-11-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,685
Posted By Band_Member
Ok so I swapped out the front calipers and pads...

Ok so I swapped out the front calipers and pads yesterday. Even though the pads that were on the truck still had plenty of meat on them I deep 6'ed em anyway. The old calipers had a lot of...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   09-08-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,685
Posted By Band_Member
Thanks TKO, I've been pretty diligent with the...

Thanks TKO, I've been pretty diligent with the pins and bores. I've experience poor results with synthetic grease so I switched over to Anti-sieze. I also wire wheel the caliper bracket slots and...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   09-07-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,685
Posted By Band_Member
"Did you ever move the M/C forward and see if...

"Did you ever move the M/C forward and see if there was any rust buildup between the M/C and booster?"

No but I will when I swap out the front calipers in the next day or so.
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   09-07-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,685
Posted By Band_Member
Thanks TKO and Jack. Sorry to hear about your...

Thanks TKO and Jack. Sorry to hear about your loss.

Thanks for taking the time to compose the response. Theres some good info there. I'm smacking my head for not thinking about keeping a 3/8"...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   09-05-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,685
Posted By Band_Member
Auto Enginuity sounds like my best option after...

Auto Enginuity sounds like my best option after the new front calipers are installed if I still have issues. No I haven't torn them down. They get a $50/ea core so I have to send them back in the...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   09-04-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,685
Posted By Band_Member
Any suggestions on what to use ? Where I'm at...

Any suggestions on what to use ? Where I'm at it's not like I can walk into either one of the two only service shops in town asking for a code read. I'd hate to see the outcome if they were to...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   09-04-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,685
Posted By Band_Member
Well I hope everyone had a great summer. I'm...

Well I hope everyone had a great summer. I'm back again with the same problems.

I have another driver so I worked on the F-250 over the summer as I could get around to it.

First, I...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   05-05-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,685
Posted By Band_Member
The only caliper that was "supposedly" replaced...

The only caliper that was "supposedly" replaced was by the dealership whilst it was just on the brink of warranty expiration.

Someone at work today told me to go with after-market stainless steel...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   05-05-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,685
Posted By Band_Member
Thanks for the replies. I have been pretty...

Thanks for the replies.

I have been pretty diligent keeping the caliper pins and brackets clean. I wire wheel the slots and tabs of the pads at least once a year and coat them with anti-sieze...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   05-04-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,685
Posted By Band_Member
Thanks TKO and Jack for the replies I took...

Thanks TKO and Jack for the replies

I took the truck for a run into town yesterday and the brakes are really low. Brake pedal goes waaay down now.

I would venture to say that I need to...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   05-03-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,685
Posted By Band_Member
Thanks. I'll get up under the truck again later...

Thanks. I'll get up under the truck again later today and give a visual on the brake lines. They all appear to be good and the rubber lines going to the calipers seem to be very solid. No softness...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   05-02-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,685
Posted By Band_Member
Love my truck, Brakes are an on going problem

I'm not hauling heavy weight in my truck. Its basically a daily driver coming up on 9 years and almost 100K miles so IMO has fairly low average mileage.

However, since just under 36K I've had...
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