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Brakes Creaking with wheel spacers?

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by archerytarget, Jul 26, 2009.

  1. Jul 26, 2009 at 4:35 PM

    archerytarget [OP] BTHOB

    Dec 26, 2007
    College Station, TX
    01 PreRunner SR5
    Brush guard, KC HiLites SlimLites, Chrome tube side steps, Deck plate mod, Cobra 19 Ultra III, 2' cb antenna, Painted black stock wheels, TSC toolbox, Sprayed-on bedliner, Trailer hitch, Homemade headache rack with rear lights, spidertrax spacers, 3" OME coilover lift
    i just installed some spidertrax spacers on my first gen. and just got done taking a test drive. when i got back into the driveway i tested the fender clearance by turning the either direction with the brakes on and i heard a very noticeable creaking sound. does anyone know why its creaking and whats causing it? the sound is very noticeable and im almost positive it didnt do this before..could this be because of the spacers?

    also, in the instructions for the spacer install it said remove the rotor/drum retainer clips if present..what are these and what do they look like? could they be the cause? :confused:

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