How to Replace Drum Brakes on a F150?

Answer The drum brakes and their shoes on the Ford F150 truck work directly with the parking brake. The shoes don't usually need changing as often as the brake pads (which the F150 has on all four wheels)... Read More »

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How to Remove the Drum Brakes From a 1998 Ford F150?

Many vehicles are still manufactured with drum brakes on the rear axle and disc brakes on the front wheels. This is acceptable because the majority of the vehicle's braking is handled by the front ... Read More »

How to Change Drum Brakes Shoes on a 1998 Ford F150?

The 1998 Ford F150 is equipped with disc brakes in the rear. Disc brakes require their brake pads to be replaced before reaching less than one-eighth of an inch thick. Although brake shoes do not... Read More »

How to Replace Rear Drum Brakes With Disc Brakes?

Most all of the newer make and model vehicles come with front and rear disc brakes, but there are some vehicles that do come equipped with drum brakes. The drum brakes can be converted to disc brak... Read More »

How to Replace Drum Brakes With Disc Brakes?

People convert their vehicle's drum brakes to disc brakes because of the advantages disc brakes offer. Disc brakes dissipate heat better, perform better in wet weather, and last longer. In the last... Read More »