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Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 08-03-2009, 12:48 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By triton_2002
It's the wrong rotor. I went to the...

It's the wrong rotor. I went to the brakeplanet.com website and looked it up again and it looks like it's a Lighting rotor, even though I entered all the right info for my truck. If the new rotor...
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 08-02-2009, 05:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 478
Posted By triton_2002
tapered bearings only fit one way. I tied the...

tapered bearings only fit one way. I tied the old bearings, then I thought I might be the new seal because it was slightly different but the old seal didn't make a difference either. The MIN....
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 08-01-2009, 11:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 478
Posted By triton_2002
new rotors don't fit?

2002 F150/2WD/5.4/4 wheel disk brakes

(Front Rotors)
I'm guessing I got the wrong part, but I can't tell the difference between the new slotted and drilled front rotors I got and the stock. The...
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 06-09-2009, 02:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 185
Posted By triton_2002
Is the check engine light on? If so, get it...

Is the check engine light on? If so, get it scanned and see what the codes are.
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 06-06-2009, 04:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 436
Posted By triton_2002
the leveling kit spacers are not too expensive...

the leveling kit spacers are not too expensive and are just simple spacers, but installing them is not so simple. You have to disconnect the front suspension and remove the front coils (which can be...
Forum: Bed Covers, Tonneau covers, Toppers/Canopies & Bed liners 06-01-2009, 06:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 495
Posted By triton_2002
so I guess dealership list price is sometimes a...

so I guess dealership list price is sometimes a little high?!
$30 is a pretty good deal, guess they just want to get rid of them.
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 06-01-2009, 03:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 310
Posted By triton_2002
Water Displacement (WD-40): corrosion is usually...

Water Displacement (WD-40): corrosion is usually caused by moisture.

The WD-40 would be to loosen up the crusty stuff and get any remaining moisture out of there, the real cleaning would be with...
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 06-01-2009, 02:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 436
Posted By triton_2002
Get it leveled out first so you can see what the...

Get it leveled out first so you can see what the final stance is gonna be and take it from there. You can go pretty big if you do some trimming to clear any rubbing.
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 05-31-2009, 03:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 310
Posted By triton_2002
It's not that unusual to get corrosion in there,...

It's not that unusual to get corrosion in there, depending on where you live and how well the fuse box is sealed up. If the corrosion is not too bad and the connections are not shorted out or...
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 05-27-2009, 11:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 322
Posted By triton_2002
can you pinpoint the source of the noise? Sounds...

can you pinpoint the source of the noise? Sounds like a pulley or belt noise, since the noise increases with RPM's. It could be the PS pump you mentioned as well.
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 05-25-2009, 11:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 505
Posted By triton_2002
nope, stock brakes. Although, I just did order...

nope, stock brakes. Although, I just did order cross drilled and slotted rotors all the way around, should improve braking. All I'm saying is that my stock rotors were stuck the first time I...
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 05-25-2009, 01:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 505
Posted By triton_2002
Sorry, it's been a while since the last time I...

Sorry, it's been a while since the last time I took off the rotors on my 2wd, but they were definitely stuck. Couple of whacks popped them loose.
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 05-25-2009, 11:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 415
Posted By triton_2002
what do you mean by "dumped" maganaflows? Do you...

what do you mean by "dumped" maganaflows? Do you have any pipe after the mufflers at all? If not, a short 2-3' length of pipe that is of 3-4" in diameter should make it louder.
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 05-25-2009, 11:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 505
Posted By triton_2002
chances are the rotor will be rusted/stuck to the...

chances are the rotor will be rusted/stuck to the hub, a few good whacks with a 3lb sledge and a block of wood should break it free. If you plan on resurfacing the rotors be careful with the sledge,...
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 05-23-2009, 12:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 573
Posted By triton_2002
sounds like a weak battery

sounds like a weak battery
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