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    Because your truck has been lifted, a pre made...

    Because your truck has been lifted, a pre made kit may not be long enough from the calipers to the factory 'hard lines'. Thats probably why he said you need to measure the length and size of the...
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    How large are the tires you're using? You may...

    How large are the tires you're using? You may want to consider a set of Hawk 'LTS' Light Truck and SUV pads. These are designed specifically for vehicles of this weight and application, vehicle use...
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    It could be possible that the current pads are...

    It could be possible that the current pads are 'glazed' meaning that at some point they got extremely hot and the surface took on a glazed appearance. When that happens. No matter how hard you press...
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    How many miles are on the truck and when was the...

    How many miles are on the truck and when was the last time the brakes were serviced or replaced? Pads and Rotors.

    Keith
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    If your planning on replacing the brake hoses,...

    If your planning on replacing the brake hoses, I'd recommend using a Stainless Steel lines. They will surely outlast the factory rubber hoses and certainly improve the 'pedal feel' by offering a much...
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    I think what they MAY mean, is that after having...

    I think what they MAY mean, is that after having the piston extended out of the caliper bore for so long (due to worn pads) that the piston MAY not retract back into the caliper like it should. In...
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    A few questions come to mind on this one. 1st,...

    A few questions come to mind on this one.
    1st, did you PROPERLY bed the new brake pads?
    2. Does the 'pulsing' come through the brake pedal, and is it transmitted into the steering wheel? (Shakes...
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    If your thinking the slot's will fill up with...

    If your thinking the slot's will fill up with mud? They don't, and if they do. The heat and centrifugal force will clean them out. They do run about 120* coller on the road though, and are a huge...
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    Now that you mention all of this, and the more I...

    Now that you mention all of this, and the more I think about it. It sounds to me like yo still have air trapped in the system. The purpose of getting the front of the truck higher than the rear is;...
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    Crawdaddy, I would definitely re-bleed the...

    Crawdaddy,

    I would definitely re-bleed the master cylinder. And if you can, after doing that. Get the front end of the truck in the air so the front is higher than the rear. Then re-bleed the...
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    GMC07, I would start with having the entire...

    GMC07,

    I would start with having the entire brake system bled. (removing air from the lines, calipers etc.) If that proves unsuccessful then move on to replacing the pads and possibly the rotors....
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    GMC Savanah - 2007

    GMC07,

    The first question I have. Is how many miles are on the vehicle, and when was the last time the brakes were inspected or replaced? As for the stopping distance. large gains can be made by...
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    Sounds like the vacuum booster is bad. Did it do...

    Sounds like the vacuum booster is bad. Did it do this before you did the brake work ?

    Keith
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    Your rotors may be 'kicking' the pads back into...

    Your rotors may be 'kicking' the pads back into the calipers. When was the last time you checked the condition of the pads and rotors? It's also possible that one or more of the retaining springs...
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    Have you had the brake lines loosened or off? You...

    Have you had the brake lines loosened or off? You may have air in the brake system. Or...depending on the mileage, at some point you may have boiled the brake fluid. When was the last time you...
  16. I just started reading this thread, and it...

    I just started reading this thread, and it appears to me that you've tried all of the 'correct' fixes I would of recommended. Now it's time to turn your attention to better brake pads! Everything you...
  17. Does it vibrate when you apply the brakes? Also...

    Does it vibrate when you apply the brakes? Also what brand and type of tires are on the truck ?
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    Well, that may be the case. However I have had...

    Well, that may be the case. However I have had personal experience with these vehicles, and I have been able to dramatically improve brake performance and pedal feel by changing brake pads and...
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    Sounds to me that the brake booster is in need of...

    Sounds to me that the brake booster is in need of replacement (vacuum assisted) therefore, that is why you hear a 'wooshing' sound when you press on the pedal. I have replaced these on GM trucks...
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    All I have to say is WOW! The first place I would...

    All I have to say is WOW! The first place I would start, is have or do it your self..get the brakes bled. Pull all the wheels of and inspect all 4 corners for leaks around the calipers, caliper...
  21. They are actually 12.99" or 13" rotors. But they...

    They are actually 12.99" or 13" rotors. But they are also a 'floating' rotor as well. I obviously recommend having them Cryo treated and I'd also use the Hawk LTS pad, unless your doing ANY towing....
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    Is it possible that someone along the way,...

    Is it possible that someone along the way, replaced the calipers with something not specific to the 98 C-1500 ? I happen to be in the automotive brake business, and I've NEVER come across a pad for...
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    Sounds like you have the WRONG pads. If you can,...

    Sounds like you have the WRONG pads. If you can, take one of the old ones with or I would recommend these pads Hawk LTS (Light truck SUV) pads. Part # HB332Y.654 $ 74.04 + shipping.

    Keith
  24. Thread: Brakes

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    Check your Brake Booster. Sometimes, especially...

    Check your Brake Booster. Sometimes, especially on GM vehicles they will develop a minor leak, which will give you a 'vague' feeling at the pedal. It can sometimes also cause rough idle if it gets...
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