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Old 08-31-2010, 03:22 AM
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Hey guys I have an 07 Dodge Ram 1500 with a 5.7 liter Hemi. Honestly i think the front brakes suck bad. I have 78K miles and i have changed them 4 times, my rotors twice and when they werent changed they were spun the right way and everything (rotors). Does anyone know if the R/T brakes fit or bolt right on there? Or does anyone have a good solution to my sucky brakes, any info will be greatly appreciated
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My 07 MegaCab has been fine except for pads. The last time I did the pads I also installed braided steel brake lines and man, what a difference?

I don't know if the R/T rotors would bolt up or not (they should but check your wheel bolt pattern) but if they do, get some new pads and some braided steel brake lines.
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I'd be looking for a reason for that kind of wear. I've never seen a DR Ram chew through pads like that.
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I made the switch on my '07 QC to the EBC sport rotors and green stuff pads. The stopping power is a huge improvement over stock, and so far my pads have held up to my heavy driving and a couple of trips through the mountains.
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I had the same problem on my 07 Quad cab 4x4.The right rear had deep groves in it starting at only 1500 miles. the dealer said it was normal wear. I took it back four times.On the fifth time they replaced the rear rotors. At 20 thousand Ever time I would go to stop the front end would shack me to death. The dealer said not to worry about it. It was just dirt on the rotors. At 30,000 Miles I went to a private supplier ,Bought four new rotors and Pads made by Raybestors and had them put on. The truck now has 45,000 miles and no problems.
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