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Old 01-16-2010, 09:16 PM
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Re: How-To: Change Front Brake Pads (WK)

Thanks fellas!

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How much Padding was left on the Old Brakes?
I forgot to take pics before I pitched them, but if I had to guess I'd say about 50% left on the front, and about 20% left on the rear (maybe less).

I did eliminate some squeaking though, so that's cool, lol.

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Re: How-To: Change Front Brake Pads (WK)

For the sparkplugs you will need a sparkplug socket and appropriate size extension.
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Old 01-16-2010, 10:03 PM
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For the sparkplugs you will need a sparkplug socket and appropriate size extension.
Thanks Joe! Is something I would probably find at an Autozone? Or should I be looking elsewhere?
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Re: How-To: Change Front Brake Pads (WK)

Any parts store like autozone would have them. You'll need a longer extension than the one in the pic to work on your Jeep.
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Any parts store like autozone would have them. You'll need a longer extension than the one in the pic to work on your Jeep.
Great, thanks Joe!!
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Re: How-To: Change Front Brake Pads (WK)

good write up matt. Your brakes look the same as mine on my wj, Il have to install my own brakes when I need them, looks easy.
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Re: How-To: Change Front Brake Pads (WK)

Thanks for the write up Matt. Great as always.
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good write up matt. Your brakes look the same as mine on my wj, Il have to install my own brakes when I need them, looks easy.
Thanks, yeah, it's super easy.

Just make sure you have a 6" C-clamp. I had to run up to Lowe's mid-project because the one I had wasn't big enough.

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Re: How-To: Change Front Brake Pads (WK)

GREAT WRITE-UP MATT!!! Thanks dude this will def help me when I change out my rotors/pads!
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No prob, thanks Brad!
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Great job Matt, Like the write up!
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Re: How-To: Change Front Brake Pads (WK)

2 things id add.

you only have to remove the upper slide bolt completely, i only loosed the lower one that way you can just swing the caliper out of the way while you exhange the pads. i dont even remove the clips. i also remove the cap to the brake reservoir, that makes compressing the pistons easier.

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