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mr.mindless

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Re: lowboy
« Reply #270 on: December 09, 2020, 07:54:49 PM »
Brake job time. Nick is grabbing a couple 4runner trucks with it. He got it home and it had no brakes.

one caliper must have siezed. wore rotor down to nothing, spit pads, spit piston.

I had brakes coming back from Maine a month ago. Had to have been very recent.


I knew it was due but did not realize it was that far into and past due.
found a cross-reference to GM car brake parts that Kodiak published.


Last time brakes were touched was caliper loss in April 2018.
It got pads before it went to Hammers the first time IIRC but I didn't see a receipt for that.
I bought pads January 2018 - so maybe it got them before its second Hammers. I think that's when I pulled it out there.
I lost 2 calipers summer of 2015. Then I safety wired them and it's been mostly good since.
replaced the actuator in April 2015.
those brakes have been on there since October 2013.
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Re: lowboy
« Reply #271 on: December 09, 2020, 10:00:00 PM »
Ordered a ton of the cheapest GM caliper off Rock. Wholesaler closeout for loaded left calipers. I have to run them upside down so I don’t care right/left.

8 of them and one new hub.

Chatting with Brett about maybe flipping U bolts for clearance, particularly if the GM calipers cause any extra clearance issues.

What Nick found:


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Re: lowboy
« Reply #272 on: December 10, 2020, 08:18:10 AM »
ouch!

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Re: lowboy
« Reply #273 on: December 10, 2020, 09:19:15 AM »
I need to be better at PM

I certainly don’t have much of an excuse anymore.
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Re: lowboy
« Reply #274 on: December 10, 2020, 09:22:33 AM »
at least you can work on it in the air now

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Re: lowboy
« Reply #275 on: December 11, 2020, 06:45:50 PM »
All good for the trip.

Parts on the way.

Battery swapped for another new Interstate blem under warranty at 5 months old. It failed at three months.
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