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Old 12-03-2006, 08:38 PM   #1
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well franky needs a brake job BAD now, like one of the pads is non existant. i have no clue where it went so fast because the pads were fine 2 weeks ago. i went to go do the brake job but noticed that one of the hoses on the passenger side has a giant lump in it and it looks like its about to pop. ITS TO COLD FOR THIS!

i think i might just call a shop to do the hose(*)
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Sounds like a collapsed brake line. Replace at least the front 2. If they collapse, they don't release and wear down the pads and rotors.
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they wouldn't take THAT long to do John. it is cold...cold as hell in fact...but it couldn't take THAT long. Do you have a friend with a garage or something? Or maybe put a couple space heaters beside you while you do it?

then maybe take it to a shop to be bled...save money that way.
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heck, you could bleed em yourself too, just gotta get someone to hold that pedal for ya!
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hey, gimme some credit here guys i know how to do everything with the brakes on these cars, i just hate COLD. lol
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Never fails... these types of things always happen during the winter time.
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then maybe take it to a shop to be bled...save money that way.
how would he take it to the shop to get bled? he wouldnt have any front brakes
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then maybe take it to a shop to be bled...save money that way.
how would he take it to the shop to get bled? he wouldnt have any front brakes
that would be a helluva drive huh
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then maybe take it to a shop to be bled...save money that way.
how would he take it to the shop to get bled? he wouldnt have any front brakes
that would be a helluva drive huh
it would be fun! since the rear only does like 30% of the work
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haha i drove once on non bled brakes...gently....but the car didn't really wanna stop...at all.
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