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Unread 08-16-2013, 02:08 PM   #30361
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I have a question.

My buddy has an f-150 and needs me to do brakes on it.

this means it has hub/rotors.

How do you get these rotors turned? I recall taking a set in to get them turned from an F250 once and they said they cant turn them with the races in the hub.
Does your buddy understand your own brake troubles? He must be really desperate to be asking for brake help from the doctor! Haha

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Unread 08-16-2013, 02:08 PM   #30362
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I have a question.

My buddy has an f-150 and needs me to do brakes on it.

this means it has hub/rotors.

How do you get these rotors turned? I recall taking a set in to get them turned from an F250 once and they said they cant turn them with the races in the hub.
Knock the wheel studs out and separate the hub from the rotor.
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Unread 08-16-2013, 02:09 PM   #30363
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the photo dude to actually make a committed time and then actually stick to it. LOL
You know Dave has a photography business right?
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Unread 08-16-2013, 02:10 PM   #30364
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Does your buddy understand your own brake troubles? He must be really desperate to be asking for brake help from the doctor! Haha
Quiet you!

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Knock the wheel studs out and separate the hub from the rotor.
That sure sounds like a lot of work.
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Unread 08-16-2013, 02:23 PM   #30365
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I have a question.

My buddy has an f-150 and needs me to do brakes on it.

this means it has hub/rotors.

How do you get these rotors turned? I recall taking a set in to get them turned from an F250 once and they said they cant turn them with the races in the hub.
My wife's old explorer had the same setup on the rotors. I contemplated getting them turned for a few min then said, screw this crap and bought new rotors.
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Unread 08-16-2013, 02:29 PM   #30366
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I take it that it isn't a newer f-150. I've done mine and never had the issue. They would just turn them and call it good. My only problem was calling 3 parts stores that told me they can't turn rotors to find out the o'reilly has the lathe but did t know how to use it. I asked if I could do it myself and they said no.
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Unread 08-16-2013, 02:34 PM   #30367
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I take it that it isn't a newer f-150. I've done mine and never had the issue. They would just turn them and call it good. My only problem was calling 3 parts stores that told me they can't turn rotors to find out the o'reilly has the lathe but did t know how to use it. I asked if I could do it myself and they said no.
its a 2007. all the parts on the interwebs show a hub/rotor assembly
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Unread 08-16-2013, 02:34 PM   #30368
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You know Dave has a photography business right?
I'm pretty sure I have to use the photo dude they're sending out. The dude just happens to be a total flake it seems.


On the F150 rotors, if they're similar to what's on my exploder the rotor is actually also part of the hub. It's not like just a rotor that slides onto the studs. The hub bearing races are actually pressed right into the rotor and the bearings ride inside the rotors on the hub spindle.

Entire replacement rotors should be pretty cheap. I've done wheel bearings on mine and they weren't difficult at all, a punch and hammer drove the old ones out no problem. I also set the new ones the same way, no special tools.
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Unread 08-16-2013, 02:35 PM   #30369
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its a 2007. all the parts on the interwebs show a hub/rotor assembly
Didn't see this while posting above, ignore mine... I have no clue what a '07 is setup with.
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Unread 08-16-2013, 02:42 PM   #30370
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the damn hub/rotor is 90 bucks each.

The reason he is having me do the work is because its cheap.

that just went out the window! haha
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Unread 08-16-2013, 02:43 PM   #30371
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Got the new speedo gear and sensor housing from Adam's today. Installed it in the parking lot. Their tech even came out and looked at it. He doesn't know why it's doing that either. Got home an checked it, same effing ish! Mushroomed on both pieces! WTFFFFFFF?! Faaawwwwkkk! WTF?
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Unread 08-16-2013, 02:45 PM   #30372
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I'd sell it power... Get a civic maybe?

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Unread 08-16-2013, 02:53 PM   #30373
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After all the work and mods and other crap, THIS is what F***s me!?
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Unread 08-16-2013, 02:54 PM   #30374
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LOL, you an Marn have something in common!
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Unread 08-16-2013, 03:06 PM   #30375
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I feel his pain! NO ONE can tell me why it's happening though. That's the worst part. I'm contemplating still driving it up to Tahoe, but worried that it will fail between fill ups and it will cook the TC. Not sure it's worth the risk.
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