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Front Brake Question

03Explo20

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I have new Raybestos rotors along with rebuilt Cardone calipers, and Wagner Ceramic Brake Pads for my 03 XLT front brakes that have yet to be installed.

I'm looking to get a stronger pedal feel when the brakes are first applied through the entire braking range. As it is now, it's strong but I feel it can be better.

Will the new calipers, rotors, and ceramic pads give me this?
 
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ntex

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I would add s.s.braided flex brake lines to get a stronger feel. old flex lines can balloon a little giving your brakes a softer feel.
 
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Number4

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If you're replacing the calipers, definitely replace the brake lines. Stock will work just fine. But get special ones if you want.

When it's all done, if you've bled the air out properly, you'll have a stiffer pedal.
 
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