time for new rotors, thoughts on lmr package?

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Do you mean the clip that some calipers have in the top slot of the caliper? I am not sure what it does, if my calipers had them I am pretty sure I don't have them now.
 

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Sorry that spring will help stabilize the pad/caliper. Not part of the brake retracting.

Did you add the pic after my last post?
 

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New pads have them installed. They are not removable. If they come off I would pitch the pad.
 

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New pads have them installed. They are not removable. If they come off I would pitch the pad.
Got it, thanks.
Makes me a bit nervous now though seeing that it doesn't look like the pads that come with the kits have the springs. Maybe they are just general photos and not model specific though
Thanks again
 

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I just checked on rockauto.com. For a 95 Mustang GT, EVERY set of rear brake pads had the spring on top.
 

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Yes, they are an improvement, but a small one. The actual improvement comes more from the forced brake fluid bleed.

realistically, the difference in swell of the rubber lines to the braided is very slight. If you were to do the math of difference in the volume of fluid between the rubber and braided lines, the difference would be so small and translate to maybe 1/16-1/8” less pedal travel. Would you feel that? Not likely.

still...I run them
for some reason i am having trouble locating some, any chance you have a link?
 

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So I was going to get one of the powerstop complete kits. Calipers, pads, rotors. Out of stock. Damn. Ok, so I will get the other kit from them. Out of stock as well. Awesome.long story short, I ended up ordering Callahan rotors and pads, and front and rear powerstop calipers separately. For whatever reason the rear calipers couldn't be delivered to my house but the fronts could. So I will have to pick up the rears at an Amazon hub.
Also ordered stainless steel brake hose for front and back. Everything should be here for this weekend except the front calipers.

Hopeful this weekend I will do everything I can other than the font calipers, including brake fluid flush. I'm a bit concerned about the stock front driver side caliper compressing enough for new pads. I was checking things out over the weekend and that thing didn't seem to want to budge.