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  1. Rear Brake / Caliper Issue

    Mustang S550 General Discussion
    Hey everyone. I have an issue but I am not 100 % sure what it is or what is causing it. Leaving work the other day I rolled my windows down because it was a nice out. I drive past the wall and garages, I hear this slow scraping sound (10-20 mph) reflecting off the wall about 3-5 feet away...
  2. Excessive brake dust on passenger side front wheel

    V6 Tech
    After noticing excessive brake dust on the front right wheel, I checked for frozen caliper by rotating front wheels while raising the car on jack. The front wheel did not move freely while the other one did. So I changed the caliper on that side and also replaced brakes and rotors on both front...
  3. Suggestions On Caliper Color For Two Tone Mustang

    2005-2010 Mustang Talk
    I have an 06 two tone mustang, black and white, v6. I was thinking about red but so many people have that and I am really not sure if I want to have 3 colors on my car anyway. That leaves me with black and white. I've googled some images but I can't find any with two tone cars. Suggestions...
  4. HELP! 2004 Rear disc brake squeal!!!!

    V6 Tech
    okay so i did a rear brake job on my 04 stang about a month ago. I replaced the rotors and pads(pads were organic). ever since then i had a "squeal". it ticks me off and ive tried everything i can think of to fix it. I lubed and replaced the slide pins, upgraded to ceramic pads, even lubed...
  5. HELP - Rear Caliper - where from?

    5.0L Tech
    Need help ordering replacement calipers, but can not figure out were this originates from. Attached are photos of the caliper, rotor and rear end. HELP ... Please and thanks Edit: 87 Mustang with a 5 lug conversion. I can't find a caliper that looks like this one.
  6. 1999 Rear Brake Rotor / Pads Excessive Wear

    V6 Tech
    Hi all, Lately I've been hearing a noise coming from the back of my car. It sounded like something was dragging, not lubricated... metal to metal. I was able to lift my car up this morning and found out that the rear brake pads are fine on the outside but are completely worn away on the inside...
  7. Rear axle bent after hit the curb

    4.6L Tech
    Well i just joined the forums. Today some suv cut me off and i fishtailed cause i swerved he left and didint stop to help and i hit the curb with my rear passenger tire and it wobbles like no tomorrow the axle is deffinately bent idk how bad tho you can definately tell its bent when you spin...
  8. what to do about Rusted Rotors - 2003 Mustang GT

    4.6L Tech
    Ok, I'm realizing owning a Mustang is not just "having a car" it is an actual obsession. This car has set for a while. My rotors are rusted other than where the shoe/pads are in use. Can I sand out the rust or :confused: I'm a single white female and have no idea what I am doing. Ha! I...
  9. im in a jam..please help

    5.0L Tech
    Ok so I started to do the explorer intake swap on my 91 stang.Everything was going good till I got to the distributor/rotor part.I have 2 problems 1)I guess you are suppose to point the rotor to the number 1 cylinder wich is about 1 o'clock.How do you turn it to where I need it? 2)after removing...
  10. Brake Upgrade: 2010 v6

    2005-2010 V6 Mustang Tech
    Hey guys, so I love my car (as do pretty much all AFM users) but the thing thats bugging me right now (in addition to not having an x-charger :kooky: )is the general lack of stopping-power. My father, for instance has 2005 Chrysler PT cruiser 'Vert High Output Turbo (a pleasant 240 hp) and the...
  11. Replace front brakes with a kit or have them smoothed out...?

    4.6L Talk
    Basically if I'm traveling at a decent speed at all and put on the brakes, whether with slight pressure or heavy braking, it shakes the whole car. Been doing that since I bought it about a month ago...I'm at the point now where it bugs the crap out of me. ha I did some poking around and found...
  12. Whipple rotor identification?

    2005-2010 Mustang GT Tech
    Anyone have any idea how to identify which generation of rotors are in the blower based on serial number? I read somewhere that serial numbers starting with W3A are Gen I. Is there is huge difference between Gen I and Gen II?
  13. Rotor Trouble....

    Mustang II Talk
    So I was gunna try to put new front brakes on my car, well when I pulled the front left tire the outside of the rotor was detatched from the hub with the lugs! Now I'm trying to get the caliper off. Well I can't get it. I found a allen wrench bolt and a 11/16th bolt. . . Am I missing something...
  14. 1991 Mustang 331 stroker timing issues

    5.0L Tech
    I have a fully built 331 stroker motor. Recently the ignition module ground came loose on my distributor and I went to MSD and had a new issued. I put the module back on and tried to start the Mustang and it caught on for maybe a second then died. Rather than take the time to diagnose, I...