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Which Proportioning valve

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by BigCountryx, Jul 4, 2005.

  1. BigCountryx

    BigCountryx 1/2 ton status

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    I want to go ahead with installing a new proportioning valve with the 14ff disc swap. Which one would be best?

    The Disc/Disc P-valve
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    Or the adjustable P-valve
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    I tried searching, but got mixed opinions, so I thought I'd ask the question directly.

    BTW- this is going on a '90 K5 1 ton with factory master cyl and booster.
     
  2. mudslinger99

    mudslinger99 1/2 ton status

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    I would think the fully adjustable valve would be the way to go.. That way you could have exact control of the rear brakes.. After you get it installed you can drive down a dirt road at about 20mph or so and have somebody watch when the brakes lock up and adjust the valve to where you want it..
     
  3. Brocky

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    Go with the adjustable one. You can make cool brake burns then as well. :waytogo:
     
  4. Mad-Dog

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    the disc/disc would be the safe bet but the wilwood unit is adjustable and would allow you fine tune brake balance as changes are made to the center of gravity.
     
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