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Old 02-25-2011, 02:35 PM
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Im getting ready to replace the front rotors/pads and shocks on my 04 1500. ? is do the rotors come off easy or is there some disassembly of other components? I ordered the rotors and pads at NAPA, as well as the reflex shocks. Rotors are the lifetime warranty and the pads are ceramic. Any suggestions?
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The only thing holding the rotors on is the wheels and lug nuts. Sometimes they do get stuck to the center hub though, with a little pentrating oil and a small mallet, mine came right off after not being changed in 7 years.
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Sometimes a small mallet won't work and a BFH is required!
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Thanks guys for the help. All went well and its like diving a new truck again. I didnt realize how worn the shocks were. Anyway, just wanted to say thank you...
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What kind of shocks did you install?
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I went with the "Reflex" monroe shocks. Top of the line at NAPA. My truck is stock height and I have no plans on lifting or heavy off roading. Most of my travel is interstate so I enjoy a nice smooth ride. My K9 vehicle has the sensa trac (monroe) shocks and when they were installed several thousand hard miles ago, are still doing great.
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