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Old 06-15-2014, 12:36 AM   #491
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looked at my car today thinking i had a stuck caliper because the car pulls right a bit and has an occasional wheel shudder. the parking brakes were a little tighter than i would like, so i adjusted them too far in and havent touched the parking brake. the fronts seemed fine. the driver side drags a little more than the passenger. my current theory now is warped rotors and unbalanced wheels.

looking at a set of 05 mustang 5 spokes like travis'* with good tires though, so i think ill leave it till i get the new set on.
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I had jury duty today so I drove my old truck because I had to leave the yukon so the neighbor could pick up my kids from school. It'* amazing the differences between vacuum assist and hydraulic assist brakes. I need to make a point of driving my old truck more often.
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i never had an issue with my 89 1500 it worked as well as the 2500'* we have at work. this half ton 99 i have now though suck. at best. the kelsey hays abs is terrible to get working again. i had a line blow and it was a couple months before i had a decent pedal
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I've good a good pedal, it just seems the hydro boost set up is more responsive, seems like the vaccum set up takes a little more foot pressure. It'* just how you get used to driving something every day.
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yesterday i picked 4 mustang wheels with next to new tires for $200. i plan on filling in the pony on the center caps then colormatching them before i mount them. heres a pic of one next to the stock wheel.



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the back spacing is right? a little surprising.

75- i guess if you get used to something, i dont have a chance to. my 89 felt like a car, it had f44 upgrade brakes, and i replaced everything. also no abs. i drive my monte to work and i drive my 04 550 all day and get back in my monte. they are surprisingly similar, the brakes on the ford are outstanding in feel/wear/ability. i had a couple 2500 gms before that and i cant say the same unfortunately. they felt ok when the rotors and pads were new but it went through them very quickly
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havent test fitted them yet to be honest. i went on travis' word. and the fact he has the same wheels with different hub caps on his car. worst case scenario for $200 i have a set of bran new tires and about $40 of scrap metal. lol
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either way not a bad deal
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The mustang wheels are 8" wide, compared to the 7" Buick wheel. It will stick off a little, but to be honest, I think it looks better.
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