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Unread 02-26-2014, 01:32 AM   #1
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akebono calipers are they for front and rear?

Ok I posted an earlier thread with videos about some noise issue I am having when stopping and going a groaning clumping type noise.

Just look at my earlier thread if you want to see it.
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f310/...luded-2153385/

Well some of the good people hear suggested it might be brakes.
Now I bought the jeep used and they did put new brakes in it and they look good problem is there the old style that have problems.

So I am thinking about changing out all my brakes rotors calipers to upgrade to akebono type.

So my question is is this just front brakes that need the upgrade or does the back brakes need them also?

I have a D44a in rear and D30 in front.

Any help and advice I would be gratefull for.

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Unread 02-26-2014, 02:38 AM   #2
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As far as I know, the upgrade was only for the front
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Unread 02-26-2014, 03:00 AM   #3
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That's correct - only the front calipers got upgraded from Teves to Akebono. The rear calipers (assuming they are in good condition) do not need to be replaced/upgraded.
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Unread 02-26-2014, 04:27 AM   #4
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As Kolak stated, Akebono in the front and Teves in the rear. The change went into effect around 2002 I think it was. My '04 has the brakes setup just like that.
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