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  1. Painted my Calipers...Thoughts? W/Pics!!

    2005-2010 Mustang Talk
    I painted one of my calipers so far, but plan to do all four. I used VHT high temp paint - super cleaned with brake cleaner, sand paper and alcohol. Painted twice with primer, three with red, and two with satin clear coat. Came out nice, was hard to put it back together without scraping the...
  2. Dont Buy Hawk Brand Brake Pads for Your Mustang

    2011 - 2014 Mustang GT Tech
    I purchased a set of HPS Hawk Brake Pads for my 2012 Ford Mustang GT as a performance upgrade. After some time I noticed warped rotors. I check the pads and some of the clips were missing. Then I received a new 2nd set under warranty and was ready to install new front brake pads and new rotors...
  3. Advice on Front and Rear Rotor and Pad Set.

    2005-2010 V6 Mustang Tech
    I daily drive a 2010 Mustang 4.0 V6 Base. I just bought new set of 19/245/8.5 wheel and tire package. Now that i have these new wheels and tires I'm looking to upgrade from the stock rotors and pads to a new drilled and slotted rotor and pad set for the front and rear. Ebay has a front and...
  4. Brake Pads for Mustang!

    2005-2010 Mustang GT Tech
    I have an 2008 Bullitt and it is time for me to get some brake pads. I have stock right now. Stock rear rotors with wearever rotors up front (so basically crappy yet long lasting rotors). I am looking to for pads with more stopping power, brake dust is not my first concern seeing how the bullitt...
  5. 2003 Mustang GT Squeaking Wheel Noise

    4.6L Tech
    Hey guys, I am experiencing some really loud squeaking when I'm driving. It stops when I apply the brakes and come to a full stop but starts right back up as soon the wheels start moving again. I'm thinking wheel bearings/balljoints/tie rods but seeing as how I am having no general steering...
  6. Best DD performance brake pad?!

    2005-2010 V6 Mustang Tech
    After taking my 06 pony package stang to the track for an all day road course my break pads have lost a lot of grip. Id like to gain performance over oem pads but want no noise and minimal dust.. any such thing ?? :scratchchin
  7. 2002 Mustang brakes... advice?!

    V6 Tech
    So, I'm very new to the whole "fixing my own car" thing, but I've decided to take up the new hobby after taking my car to the shop and being quoted nearly $1000 for some (semi extensive) brake work. Here's my story in a nutshell before I ask my question: My car has been making this awful...
  8. Brake tension issues

    4.6L Tech
    I have a 2000 GT that I have owned for about a month. I just replaced the front rotors and pads and when I was reinstalling the calipers there was barely enough room to slide the calipers over the pads, even with the pistons fully pressed back. Now when I am driving I can feel the resistance...
  9. Brembo brake pad's?????

    2005-2010 Mustang GT Tech
    I have a 2005 mustang gt, with brembo big brakes on the front, im trying to find hawk pads for them but im having no luck, not even from hawk (no response to my email as of yet) anyway, i traced the pad on paper and measured it and the results..hawk pad hb193 for dodge, ferrari, and jaguar. No...
  10. How to know for sure that the brake calipers are frozen ?

    V6 Tech
    Hi All, I need some advice from brake experts here. I had replaced my pads earlier, but then found a few weeks later that my front drivers side pads are thinner and there's excessive brake dust on that side. So I replaced the pads again and lubricated the slide pins but now that doesn't seem to...
  11. Help With GT front Brake Upgrade

    V6 Tech
    ok guys i just thre on the new brackets and rotors. Theyre seems to be more friction with these new rotors and brackets. Before the install i could loosely rotate the wheels with little effort. Now it is not a constant glide, the pads are in constant contact with the rotors im worried about...
  12. GT500 Rotor Compatibility on V6

    2005-2010 V6 Mustang Tech
    Hey i am new to the forums and am in need of some tech help. Ok so i found a good deal on some 14" rotors and was wondering if what would need to be done to get these on my V6. I have 20's so my question is: Would all i need is new brackets or calipers aswell? here are the rotors Fronts...
  13. V6 guy Looking for GT Rotors and Brackets

    4.6L Tech
    Hey not sure if this is the right thread...But i am looking to upgrade my V6 brakes to the GT or bigger rotors, the ford racing upgrade is ugly behind my 20's(not a balla). if anyone has some rotors they want to get rid of let me know. Also wondering if anyone has a good place for say 13" or...
  14. Brakemotive brakes ?

    SVT Cobra Talk
    What do you think about their product ? They sell drilled/slotted rotors + ceramic pads for FRONT and REAR for $165.95 on ebay... Should I be scared with this great price ? Mustang Cobra SVT 03 04 Drilled Brake Rotors + Pads F&R : eBay Motors (item 220564261288 end time Mar-30-10 14:52:43 PDT)...
  15. Article: How to Choose Street and Track Brake Pads

    Wheels and Tires
    Hi, I wanted to post a link to an article I recently wrote about how to choose street and track brake pads. I know this has always been a popular topic on this forum, and one that creates a lot of confusion. This is NOT an article promoting a specific brand or brands. It is intended to lay out...
  16. Installing Old Brake Pads on New Rotors?

    4.6L Tech
    Ok, is it necessary to install new pads when installing new brake rotors? Or can you reuse your old pads and still expect good braking? Any tips about installing brakes is highly appreciated! Thanks!
  17. 1998 Mustang GT Brake Chirping?

    4.6L Talk
    Hi, I am a new member, My 1998 Mustang 4.6L GT has a little squeak. When I start to drive over 10 MPH while making a slight right turn, there is this chirping sound. As I increase speed the chirping gets faster too. The sound is high-pitched but not extremely loud. And when I hit the brakes...
  18. beef up the brakes on my 2007 Mustang V6

    2005-2010 Mustang Talk
    ok i was looking around, i was going to buy some brake caliper paint, and while i was looking at i relized that the v6 mustangs brakes are absolutley terrible, so i figured while i was painting the caliper why dont i just make the breaks alittle...