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Old 11-27-2009, 12:01 PM
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Personally I like to drop the transmission pan and change the filter every 50,000 as well as the differential lube change. You can look at the old lubes and see if they look like new or are burned and full of iron fillings. The magnet will either look almost clean or like a porcupine. The Mopar fluids are top of the line synthetics and you will need anti slip additive for the differential. Good time to inspect brake pads, drive belts, possibly replace the coolant.
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does anyone know of a place online to get good rotors/pads at a cheaper than retail price?

or any suggestions on what to buy?
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does anyone know of a place online to get good rotors/pads at a cheaper than retail price?

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Have you tried Rock Auto ? Good stuff great prices .
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any brands ud reccomend? last time i got front rotors and pads i just had the guy at the shop pick em out for me
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i dont tow or go offroading, just need decent ones for regular driving.
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I'd highly recommend the EBC green stuff pads. Ultra quiet (bevelled edges) and little to no brake dust, with good durability. You could switch out rotors to their dimpled/slotted too, but not required; the pads are great on their own.
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ive let my rears go a little too far and my psngr rear is metal to metal and looks like it needs to be replaced, so im gonna replace both rotors and pads on rears. fronts were done about a year ago and i just checked them and the pads are good.

was doing some searching after i posted that last one (yea i know, shoulda done it first, lol) and saw what you were saying about the EBC ones and im gonna check those out
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MADDOG has a good list there for ya', lot of helpful recommendations there. However, as has been discussed here, I guess it seems that transmission flush vs. just changing fluid and filter boils down to personal preference. I have never flushed any of my transmissions, just changed fluid/filter. I was always told that if there are any contaminants in there, flushing it loosens that debris and clogs things up, so perhaps I am just a bit on the paranoid/OCD side, lol. Either way, I don't recommend it, just my .02 and my ex (backyard mechanic - I always listened to father-in-law, lol) notwithstanding, I have not had transmission trouble as a result of not flushing it.

As far as a high mileage oil, I recommend Valvoline, it really helped recondition the seals on my Jeep when I started using it, but if you follow MADDOG's list, you should be in good shape for a good long time! Good luck and let us know how it goes!



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DONT JUST GET A FLUSH unless its a proper one where they change your filters and gasket as well i went to a minute lube to have the tranny in my camaro flushed and all was good till the next morning i went to drive to work and it would ride first gear really high then shift as if it had a shift kit in it this all happened i believe from not having the tranny flushed properly(didnt have the filters replaced) as my tranny was fine before this was done i only had it done cause the car sat for a long time before i bought it and wanted to make sure that everything was good

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alright so got the wagner thermo quiets on. happy with them so far. ordered oem replacement rotors, but was sent the wrong ones and they didnt fit. after getting the wheels off and calipers and everything off, i realized they werent as bad as i though, and the rotors were fine anyway, so i left them on

the brake lines that people replace, is that the tubing coming off the calipers?
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