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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. 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. Need better pads and rotors for Granada set up

    Classic Tech
    Hi. I am using the Granada front disc set up for my 67. I'm looking for a better pad and rotor combination. I'd like to keep the calipers. If you have had any experience with this please let me know what products you used and where you purchased them.
  5. 1968 Disc Brake Swap

    Classic Tech
    Hey has anyone ever done a granada swap? If so are the one piston calipers good enough? I'm looking into doing this with my 1968 Coupe and I wanted to know what my options are with calipers because I have read on the internet that the one piston calipers arent as balanced and stable as...
  6. 1968 Mustang Front End Conversion

    Classic Tech
    So I was browsing the classifieds when I saw a 1977 Mustang 2 being parted out with no engine or tranny but had the complete suspension. Its only listed for $400. I wanna put disc brakes and rack and pinion steering on my 1968 Mustang. This sounds like a good deal to me. Is it just a bolt in...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 2000 Mustang - I need new brake pads, but do I need new or "turned" rotors as well?

    4.6L Tech
    2000 Mustang - I need new brake pads, but do I need new or "turned" rotors as well? Ok, lets start this off by admitting that I am in no way car savvy. I turn the key, press the pedal and go. That's my absolute knowledge of cars, so I really need some help. According to Firestone I need new...
  10. Metal-on-metal grinding sound - 2000 GT

    4.6L Tech
    Hey guys, I have a 2000 GT with 158,xxx miles and just within the last week or two I have noticed a grinding sound coming from my rear axel area while driving anywhere between 15-30 mph. After that I can't hear it, but that could maybe just be the road noise kicking in. Could this just be a sign...
  11. Rear Brake Issue

    V6 Tech
    Just like it says i have a 99 mustang v6 convertible...and i have an issue with my rear brakes so im throwing this out to see if anyone else ran into this... First i only have one picture and the pads are only rubbing against the rotor on the outer edge. I've replaced pad,rotors, slide pins...
  12. 1986 front bearing install issue.

    5.0L Tech
    So I decided to replace my springs struts balljoint and bearings. So I took apart the entire front end. Wirebrushed sanded primered and painted everything. Now onto putting everything back together the balljoint was a ***** removal was an hour of pounding with a hammer. installation was...
  13. 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...
  14. Plugging brake lines while calipers are removed?

    2005-2010 Mustang GT Tech
    In the next week or so I plan on upgrading rotor, pads and painting my calipers. I would like to remove all 4 calipers and brackets to perform the clean up and painting on my work bench instead of on the car. I seem to be at a loss about how to plug the end of the brake line while I have these...
  15. Brakes/rotors suggestions

    2005-2010 V6 Mustang Tech
    I need a new set of brakes/rotors. Ive heard of upgrading to GT brakes/rotors, what would be the benefit of doing this and how exactly would you do something like that?
  16. 2002 Mustang GT knocking in underneath front of car during slow maneuvers.

    4.6L Tech
    How's it going all-mighty mustang gods! So I'm definitely the new guy to this site but have used it on numerous occassions scoping out the forums for tips and other misc. things. Well now I need your help. My mustang gives a very loud knocking/cracking sound when I turn, reverse, accelerate...
  17. 2006 Mustang Squeeking Issue. Please Help.

    2005-2010 V6 Mustang Tech
    My 2006 V6 mustang has a squeeking issue on the back left area of the vehicle. The rotors have been re-machined but should definately not be making a squeeking noise. The noise only happens when the car is moving. And only when the wheel rotates a certain revolution. I do not want to do...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...