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Forum: Brakes, Steering, Suspension, Tires, & Wheels 01-10-2008, 12:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 381
Posted By chrisindallas
Autozone Rotors?

Hello all,

I have an 05 F150 2wd 4.6 v8 that is in need of both front rotors. Because these are the combines rotor/hub assembly, they are quite expensive from the dealership (280 ea.). Local...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 01-09-2008, 03:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 603
Posted By chrisindallas
I had a 96 4.2 with 160k miles and it was never...

I had a 96 4.2 with 160k miles and it was never changed. I didnt have any issues but after looking around on here and with some advice I chose not to at that point. There comes a point where the...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 01-09-2008, 11:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 671
Posted By chrisindallas
Thanks! I found some rotors at rotorpros.com and...

Thanks! I found some rotors at rotorpros.com and found some for 245 for the pair. I will see what I can do. If I think about it, I will try to do a nice writeup about my adventures.
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 01-09-2008, 09:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 671
Posted By chrisindallas
Ok. After reviewing the instructions, I feel this...

Ok. After reviewing the instructions, I feel this is something I can accomplish in my garage and save on the labor costs.

Now, the next question is regarding the rotor. Both places I took it to...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 01-09-2008, 08:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 507
Posted By chrisindallas
You are lucky they are replacing the rotors for...

You are lucky they are replacing the rotors for free. If they are the rotor/hub combo, they are 160-220 EACH!
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 01-08-2008, 04:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 671
Posted By chrisindallas
Well I went to the local store and found the...

Well I went to the local store and found the rotors for 68 and ceramic shoes for 39. Much better that what the shops were quoting.

Now just going to read up. The tricky part is the removal of the...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 01-08-2008, 02:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 671
Posted By chrisindallas
Thanks! The documentation has gotten better and...

Thanks! The documentation has gotten better and better over the years and I think it may help that the rotor and hub is one unit.

Just changing pads and rotors I wont have to deal with the fluid...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 01-08-2008, 02:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 671
Posted By chrisindallas
Well I got a 2nd opinion and the same thing....

Well I got a 2nd opinion and the same thing. Rotors and pads in the front. Darn ford rotors are one unit and costly.

Ok now the big question. How easy is replacing the front rotor and pads on an...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 01-08-2008, 10:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 671
Posted By chrisindallas
Thanks! Yeah if I do it, I will do both. Is...

Thanks!

Yeah if I do it, I will do both. Is the amount of wear they are saying normal with factory brakes and 37k miles?
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 01-07-2008, 11:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 671
Posted By chrisindallas
Its a 2 wheel drive. I can shop around on...

Its a 2 wheel drive.

I can shop around on the rotor but was curious if what he told me about the measurments and the need to replace the rotor was true?

Could I get by just changing the pads...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 01-07-2008, 10:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 671
Posted By chrisindallas
Brakes from Factory?

Hello all! In October of 05 I upgraded to an 05 F150 4.6. Love it!

However now after 37k miles, I noticed some grinding in the rear on the brakes. So I took it in for brakes. The rear was about...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 07-27-2007, 08:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 319
Posted By chrisindallas
Thanks!

Thanks for all the advice. I will have it looked at soon.

I read on here that some people reported better cooling not on max but with recirculate manually turned on. I did not notice a...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 07-27-2007, 03:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 319
Posted By chrisindallas
AC Going out or normal operation?

Hello all.

I have an 05 F150 Super Cab (The one with the back seat and the 1/2 door, sorry I get them confused) with about 30k miles on it.

First off the ac doesn’t seem to be that cool. I...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 06-30-2006, 09:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 737
Posted By chrisindallas
Thanks

Thanks! But yes I can do all of that stuff. Now you wont find me taking apart my engine and putting it back together.

All I was saying is that going from the engine that I was used to to the new...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 F150 06-29-2006, 08:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 737
Posted By chrisindallas
Low pressure anyone?

QUick question. I just upgraded from a 99 to an 05. Where is my low pressure valve? (4.6 v8)
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