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Unread 07-07-2009, 07:50 PM   #1
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WJ Brake Calipers

I'm looking to order some brakes soon and notice that everywhere I look they mention ATE and Akebono calipers. I don't have a clue which one I have, how can I tell? I understand it was a dealer swap at one point, but I don't know if mine ever got it.

Also, what your guy's experiences with brakes? Which do you recommend, which do you advise to steer clear of?

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Unread 07-07-2009, 07:52 PM   #2
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ATE AKA teve's Known to cause brake vibes when u hit the brake peddle at high speeds and warp rotors

Akebono's are the ones you want. Email Or PM Kolak@aol.com or Kolak

He sells a Caliper upgrade.
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wjjeeps.com It will answer all your questions
http://www.wjjeeps.com/brakes.htm BAM IT LIKE MAGIC




Silver one is Akebono black one is the devil of all calipers.
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I'm not looking for new Calipers (I think), I'm just looking for a way to look at them and say "oh they're Akebono" or "oh, they're ATE." The website (wjjeeps.com) is taking f o r e v e r to load...
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I'm not looking for new Calipers (I think), I'm just looking for a way to look at them and say "oh they're Akebono" or "oh, they're ATE." The website (wjjeeps.com) is taking f o r e v e r to load...
One will have A HUGE wire running in front the caliper other one is closed. no wire.
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Shoot, I just read the TSB and I've had vibrations during braking since I got it in April... I take TSBs aren't free to repair after warranty...?
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Shoot, I just read the TSB and I've had vibrations during braking since I got it in April... I take TSBs aren't free to repair after warranty...?
Their not recalls Just Service bulletins

Only recalls get Put on repaired free.

Basically it saying we know our **** is muffed up and u have to pay to make our mistakes right
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