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Old January 25th, 2005, 10:36
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Brake Question

When I installed my lift kit a couple of months ago I did a complete brake job on the front including flex hoses, calipers, and pads and flushed the system. Now every so-often my front brakes are hot and start to smell, they tend to be dragging. I jacked the front of the truck up and spun the front wheels when the brakes were both hot and cold, there tends to be a bit of friction as though the brakes are not completely releasing. I did grease the caliper slide pins and I am wondering if the master cyclinder is screwing up. I am stumped as to what is causing this. Any opinions??????
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Old January 25th, 2005, 12:15
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Re: Brake Question

Are you certain the calipers were for the correct year? There were very slight changes to the front hubs and calipers at a couple of pointes during XJ production, and if ALL the components aren't coordinated, things aren't centered up properly.
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