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  1. Color Options for Brake Calipers

    2011-2014 Mustang Talk
    Hey everyone, I just took ownership of my 2013 Sterling Grey Mustang last week. I love the color and in the direct sunlight it really shines. The only problem is that to most people, its just a grey car and there is nothing to really set my apart from the others in upcoming car shows. Being on...
  2. 2002 3.8l, brake caliper piston won't compress

    V6 Tech
    I'm in the process of replacing the rear brake pads and rotors on my car and the caliper piston on the passenger side doesn't want to compress. I've tried those brake pad spreader (the one that you have to twist) with the brake fluid cap on and off, and by loosening the bleeder screw. nothing...
  3. Bunch of Problems on my 2002 V6

    V6 Tech
    Hey guyz, Just thought of putting a list of problems in my car and I am not a car expert so will take it to the mechanic I trust the most and will update it as I progress with the fixes. Your suggestions are most welcome and infact I am looking for them so that I can feed them to the mechanic...
  4. Do ceramic pads need grease?

    2005-2010 V6 Mustang Tech
    Hi all, Last question about brakes (sorry to be asking so many questions): I just talked to a guy at Auto Zone and he said ceramic pads don't need any grease because of the special backing plate they have. Is there any truth to this? Do any of you use grease on ceramic pads anyway? Plus -...
  5. Brake anti-squeal

    2005-2010 V6 Mustang Tech
    Hi all, What does everybody use between their brake calipers and pads? Some say there is some adhesive, some say just use white grease. I have used that blue stuff in the past, but can't find any in a tube. Any help will be appreciated. I need the benefit of your experience. I am getting...
  6. brake pads - front vs rear

    2005-2010 V6 Mustang Tech
    Hi all, and Happy Mother's Day to all the mom's out there. I'm getting ready to change brake pads on my '05 V6 - and later my '04 droptop. My question is - can I just use a c-clamp on the front calipers to push them in to clear the new pads, or do I need to turn them clockwise to get them...