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Disc brake conversion -- how DO you tell when the two ends lock up?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by dremu, Apr 20, 2004.

  1. dremu

    dremu Officious Thread Derailer Premium Member

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    I'm not remotely close to doing mine, but I'm curious. Do you stick the thing up on jacks and put it in gear... or how do you tell if the front brakes lock up before the rear or vice versa?

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  2. dhdescender

    dhdescender 1/2 ton status

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    You drive the truck. You slam on the brakes with somone watching. They tell you which locked up first.
     
  3. CyberSniper

    CyberSniper 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    Drive it. My rear brakes lock up long before my front ones, especially if I run with empty gas tanks and no tailgate.
     
  4. Grim-Reaper

    Grim-Reaper 3/4 ton status Author

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    Gravel road. Don't need to go fast at all and it leaves very destinctive tracks. /forums/images/graemlins/wink.gif
     
  5. R72K5

    R72K5 Banned

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    yep, gravel road or grassy yard or dirt,

    easy
     

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