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Old 01-15-2019, 10:07 PM   #26
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Re: Disc brake options for 5x5 guys

What calipers are included in that front kit? The calipers wilwood lists for these trucks are $328 on Amazon https://www.amazon.com/dp/B010U5PRY8..._N3OpCbV0BJ3TK Imo that link is a little pricey for some drilled slotted rotors. Same front rotors are $70ea on Rockauto
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Old 01-15-2019, 10:18 PM   #27
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Thatís exactly what it is. Drifters use it to lock rear wheels on demand. Proper way they do it is add a second caliper but budget folks use a setup like that in-line on the rear brake line. I donít see why the same theory wouldnít work as an ebrake. Searching hydro brake install on YouTube thereís hundreds of videos.
There are some serious safety concerns with that for me. I donít want up to 2,000psi in my brake system at all times for say a week or more. Sure to cause issues over time and failures here could cost a pretty penny. Then for me thereís the issue of accidentally pulling this handle (kids etc) depending on where you install it. I sound like an old grandpa now
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Old 01-15-2019, 10:31 PM   #28
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What calipers are included in that front kit? The calipers wilwood lists for these trucks are $328 on Amazon https://www.amazon.com/dp/B010U5PRY8..._N3OpCbV0BJ3TK Imo that link is a little pricey for some drilled slotted rotors. Same front rotors are $70ea on Rockauto
They are D154 calipers as far as i can tell. No other caliper they sell looks like that on their website.
https://www.wilwood.com/Calipers/Cal...ston%20Floater

That said, there isn't a ton of overhead on that kit although it is expensive. Basically, buying JUST one caliper (no shoes included) is $164. So if I bought your rockauto rotors, the d154 calipers, I would be at $448 and still need to buy shoes which the kit inclues. So probalby wasting $30 is my guess? almost worth just buying the kit at that point.
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Old 01-15-2019, 10:37 PM   #29
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Re: Disc brake options for 5x5 guys

what is more confusing to me though is why the rear calipers in the 140-10094 kit have 4 piston calipers and all I get is 2 pistons up front? Here's the rear brake kit caliper details.
https://www.summitracing.com/parts/wil-120-13839-rd

All these options considered, let's be real.....in a big way this is more looks than performance. I am not tracking the truck so cooling etc is a moot point, and disc/drum brakes can lock the tires up aleady, so unless i have stickier and/or bigger tires, nothing is stopping me shorter distances by going bigger/better brakes. I do realize also that it is easier to manage with a better braking system as well (easier to threshold brake, etc.

If the camaro calipers/rotors looked like the wilwoods, I wouldn't be deliberating, lol.
I want either one of the two options. I wish i had more info form lt4xtreme.
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Old 01-15-2019, 11:27 PM   #30
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If all you’re wanting is a line lock and not ricer status and you’re ok with hydraulic locking your park setting, buy this and be done with it? Mount out of sight.
https://www.jegs.com/i/JEGS/555/6302...ebook_mobileNF
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