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caddie calipers on front axle, can it work?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by ducttape114, Sep 18, 2003.

  1. ducttape114

    ducttape114 1/2 ton status

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    might be fun, anybody ever try it?
     
  2. Grim-Reaper

    Grim-Reaper 3/4 ton status Author

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    Why?

    Front Caliper for our truck for a reman is under $20 if you look. Caddie caliper is $70 if you get a deal.
     
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    gokartergo 3/4 ton status Staff Member Moderator

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    Kewl, Have 4 wheel emergency brakes… /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
  4. HarryH3

    HarryH3 1 ton status Author

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    Keeping the cables out of the way when turning the wheels would be a challenge. /forums/images/graemlins/eek.gif
     
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    Not really, you've got brake hoses going there as-is.
     
  6. TX Mudder

    TX Mudder 1/2 ton status

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    I have a hard time imaging the ebrake cazble not getting pulled as the wheels move.


    I'd have to say no.

    Get line locks for the front if you wanna do that.
    -- Mike
     
  7. HarryH3

    HarryH3 1 ton status Author

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    Brake hoses are WAY more flexible than e-brake cables. /forums/images/graemlins/eek.gif
     

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