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anyone have problems with rear 14bff disks??

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by 85mudblazin, Aug 15, 2004.

  1. 85mudblazin

    85mudblazin 1/2 ton status

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    Has anyone had any problems when they swapped in the rear disks?? like proportioning or anyhitng like that??
    Thanks
    -Chris
     
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    85mudblazin 1/2 ton status

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    I installed a WillWood prop valve and replaced the hard lines on hte axle because the old ones were too long. Other than that it all went smooth.

    One thing that i will add in the future is a residual valve. Probably a 2Psi. It will improve the pedal feel a bit.
     
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    Desert Rat Fetch the comfy chair

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    I haven't gotten mine on the road yet, but I went with the Inline Tube proportioning valve that replaces the stock one in the same location. It is basically the identical valve set up for four wheel disk ( http://www.inlinetube.com/ ) I'm still working on figuring out how I want to go with the bracket that will hold my e-brake cable to the caddy lever.
     
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    Polaris 1/2 ton status

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    No problems here, been running them since early spring this year. I didn't touch the proportioning valve & it hasn't been an issue on my 1990 with 1974-ish rear 14FF.
     
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    Mines been great for a few years now. Stock Prop valve but 1 ton MC.
     
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    so whe ever I get them on and ready to test what will it feel like if I do need a proportioning valve or how will it fell if every thing is good??
    Im new to brake stuff.
    Thanks
    -Chris
     
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    cybrfire 1 ton status Vendor GMOTM Winner

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    If you need a proportioning valve you will know it when you ease onto the brakes in normal braking. If your rears lock up first then you need to add it. Depends alot on the weight over the rear tires. Some of the heavier in the tail don't need anything while some that are lighter allow the rears to lock first. My shortbox locks the rears first but You really have to step on it hard to get them to lock.
     

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