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electric brakes

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by JunkYardCrawler, Jun 1, 2001.

  1. JunkYardCrawler

    JunkYardCrawler 1/2 ton status

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    i was woundering if there was a way to set up electric brakes on my rig. have a switch for each one so i could controle them independently. if i did this could i still keep the hydro brakes??

    Going nowhere everybody is a Moto Psycho
    Got my wheels in motion and i got a path to beat
     
  2. JunkYardCrawler

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    anybody have anything to say??

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    It's prolly either one or the other. Why do you want to control them independantly?


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  4. JunkYardCrawler

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    its for a tighter turning radius. in combo with a twin stick set up in a t-case. witch to FWD and lock the rear right wheel and turn hard right i will beable to turn sharper. i'm just going through ideas on how to get around in the tight trails easer. other thing on my mind id front and rear steering.

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    Skid Steer K5, now thats a concept.

    Why do people keep calling it a Bronco!!!!! [​IMG]
     
  6. JunkYardCrawler

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    thanx. every one gives me this wierd look or somehting when i ask about it

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    I kinda did something with the same idea...but just in the rear wheels.....2 parking brake "chicken sticks" out of a disgustang. If you lock up on one wheel you can just about spin it around in its wheelbase. Got the idea off my tractor.

    "There is a fine line between hobby and mental illness"
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  8. JunkYardCrawler

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    thats not that bad of an idea. i will give it some thought. bay the way do u have any pics??

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    How about putting in two seperate line locks. You can purchase them through summit.They are pretty easy to install and not that expensive. My partner and i have installed them on the front brakes for some of our customers who drag their cars. We were thinking of using this set up on our rigs to act as an e-brake and to aid in turning in tight corners.
     
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    hmmm. good more ideas. thanx man

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