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Old 08-06-2009, 08:40 PM   #1
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TJ rear brakes...

Got the jeep inspected for the first time after buying it a couple months back and they reccomended new back brakes soon...

Does anyone know of DIY for replacing the back shoes?? I believe they are shoes and not just regular pads correct?

Thanks!!!!

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Old 08-06-2009, 09:03 PM   #2
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Depending on the model some have rear disks

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Old 08-06-2009, 09:10 PM   #3
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Hmm I have a 2000 TJ.. in another thread someone said it has drums ill have to rip off the tires and tell.. I coulda swore the guy said "pads" today though and was talking about the rears...
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u have drums in the back
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Drums!
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Drums and you wont have to take the wheels off to tell, just look thru the wheel or crawl underneath. You will see the drum. Make sure if you do the rear brakes you install new hardware kits as well. Some people will just put new shoes on and reuse the hardware. For the little bit extra you are better with all new springs and associated hardware.
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^^ awesome thanks for the tip... this forum rocks a lot more helpful people than on my bmw message boards! ha
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Old 08-09-2009, 11:18 PM   #8
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^^ awesome thanks for the tip... this forum rocks a lot more helpful people than on my bmw message boards! ha
disc is easier but drum is still very simple, there are kits out there to put disc on the rear. you can actually scrounge around and find a grand cherokee with disc brakes and install them in your wrangler, thats my next mod actually.

and as for bmw boards, Bimmerforums.com - The Ultimate BMW Forum try that one, i allways get good responses and have been there for years. it does kind of depend on the car you have tho. btw, what do you have?
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Old 08-10-2009, 11:48 AM   #9
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^^ Cool thanks... I bought a 135i last year I love it but the HPFP is a problem on all the
1,3,5 35 models...

I modded it a bit and its probably at about 350 crank HP now.. its funny driving that then driving the 4 banger TJ I bought... I love them both equally though..

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