Rotors resurfaced - Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars
Ford Forum Ford Forum

» Auto Insurance
» Featured Product
ยป Wheel & Tire Center

Go Back   Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > Ford Cars and PAG Vehicles > Ford Crown Victoria | Mercury Marauder | Grand Marquis | P71
Register Home Forum Active Topics Photo Gallery Auto Loans Garage Mark Forums Read Auto Escrow

Ford Crown Victoria | Mercury Marauder | Grand Marquis | P71 Forum for discussion of the Ford Crown Victoria, Mercury Marauder, Mercury Grand Marquis and P71.

FordForums.com is the premier Ford Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 12-31-2009, 00:13   #1 (permalink)
Junior Herb
 
ToxicAdam's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Posts: 174
Rotors resurfaced

Going to get my front rotors resurfaced today. My steering wheel shakes like crazy when hitting brakes. I already had my front end looked at. A tie-rod end had to be replaced.

I'm also going with Ceramic Brakes. I hate Semi-Metallic brake dust, brake squeal... not to mention increase rotor wear from its metallic properties.

And Ceramic Brakes last longer too.

ToxicAdam is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 12-31-2009, 08:12   #2 (permalink)
Administrator
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Arkansas
Posts: 5,988
Re: Rotors resurfaced

I use ceramic pads myself. I don't know about the Autozone Duralast ceramics, they didn't hold up for me. The Wagner ceramics have held up great!

Be sure to check your rears also. Make sure the fronts aren't having to do all the work.
jwko is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-31-2009, 08:52   #3 (permalink)
Junior Herb
 
ToxicAdam's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Posts: 174
Re: Rotors resurfaced

Duralast makes two ceramics pads.. ones Gold and the other Gold-CMAX

I got the expensive CMAX. It suppose to be better... but I wouldn't doubt they're the same lol

My back seems to be fine. Front brakes takes most of the load anyways, that's why they are bigger/fatter and more expensive.

Just return from the brake shop. Now braking is as smooth as a babies ass :) I was going to do it myself but outside is cold and raining.
ToxicAdam is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-31-2009, 09:06   #4 (permalink)
Administrator
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Arkansas
Posts: 5,988
Re: Rotors resurfaced

Good Deal
jwko is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-10-2010, 00:43   #5 (permalink)
Junior Herb
 
ToxicAdam's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Posts: 174
Re: Rotors resurfaced

Since I had my brakes done the car pulls to the right while driving. I just had an alignment done last month.. The air pressure is up to spec as well.

Reading up on this I came to the conclusion my brake caliper maybe dragging.

What do you guys think?
ToxicAdam is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-10-2010, 01:08   #6 (permalink)
Administrator
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Arkansas
Posts: 5,988
Re: Rotors resurfaced

I agree. check for a kinked brake hose.
jwko is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > Ford Cars and PAG Vehicles > Ford Crown Victoria | Mercury Marauder | Grand Marquis | P71



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 12:08.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0
Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.