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Installed a Volant intake with PowerCore filter. Sounds nice but air filtration was the priority.
 

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Finished installing Freedom Top Flip Top on my '21 Gladiator. No more leaving Freedom Tops behind, No more finding a place to store them while on the road. There is an option to just use the 3M glue, but you will want to bolt it to the roof using the supplied bolts. the bolts are not visible from the inside when Freedom Tops are closed. At a minimum you will need to loosen the hard top to install all the bolts. I chose this versus a SunRider (had one on my previous Jeep) for the quieter ride, and security from article theft a hard top provides.
 

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Installed a Volant intake with PowerCore filter. Sounds nice but air filtration was the priority.
That looks pretty great! Is that a nice pre-filter for dust?
 

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It's all about what you like. Jeeps are great because you can put so much of your own taste on them and personalize them. The flashy decals all over are not my thin, so I would not do it, but your do not look bad, even coming from me LOL.
 

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I would be doing the same but I can’t get the rear rotors off. So I just put everything back on the way it is, dirty.
Just tap around with a heavy rubber mallet after removing the rotor retainer bolt. That bolt sometimes needs heat.
 

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Installed a Volant intake with PowerCore filter. Sounds nice but air filtration was the priority.
I have the Corsa version. At high altitude, I did notice a small amount of power increase. That, and filtration for dusty off road driving were my priorities as well.
 

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Just tap around with a heavy rubber mallet after removing the rotor retainer bolt. That bolt sometimes needs heat.
HA, I wish it was that easy. I adjusted the parking brake shoes all the way in. Removed the stupid retainer bolts & calipers. Used a whole can of break free on the centers. Started with a rubber mallet with no luck, then a regular hammer, then a small sledge, then broke out the air chisel and heat from a propane torch. Not 1mm of movement.
Not sure what to try next.
 

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HA, I wish it was that easy. I adjusted the parking brake shoes all the way in. Removed the stupid retainer bolts & calipers. Used a whole can of break free on the centers. Started with a rubber mallet with no luck, then a regular hammer, then a small sledge, then broke out the air chisel and heat from a propane torch. Not 1mm of movement.
Not sure what to try next.
Wow. Sometimes they truly suck. How many miles? All I can say is that if you have the retainer bolt and caliper/caliper bracket off, it’ll come off. If you’re replacing the rotors, you won’t hurt anything by hitting them from the inside. Just don’t hit the dust shield, but it can be easily removed.
 

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Wow. Sometimes they truly suck. How many miles? All I can say is that if you have the retainer bolt and caliper/caliper bracket off, it’ll come off. If you’re replacing the rotors, you won’t hurt anything by hitting them from the inside. Just don’t hit the dust shield, but it can be easily removed.
Only 28k miles but its my daily and they salt the shit outta these roads all winter long. I run through the car wash often during winter as long as its above 20°. So 5 winters now. Took delivery september 2019. I have all new powerstop z36 rotors, pads, & shoes ready to go on as soon as i can get the old ones off. The fronts still look new and come off normally.
 

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Only 28k miles but its my daily and they salt the shit outta these roads all winter long. I run through the car wash often during winter as long as its above 20°. So 5 winters now. Took delivery september 2019. I have all new powerstop z36 rotors, pads, & shoes ready to go on as soon as i can get the old ones off. The fronts still look new and come off normally.
The parking brake is off with cable slack, correct?
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