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hobby62
Member
posted August 15, 2003 09:22 PM
The brake lines could care less about lenght, the pressure is equal, and thats what matters. Gas lines through the interior should be run inside a tube to be safe. Grinding the right side pad is done all the time. Some people have a valve to shut off the RF brake, some people plug it.


racer17j
Member
posted August 16, 2003 12:40 AM
3 wheel brakes work good on tight little 1/4 i have ran them on a 1/2 with sweeping turns and it made me way to loose on entry as far as lines i always just leave the stock ones on there they still work so why spend the money and head ache of re routing them as for fuel line i run my under the car all my buddies have it in inside the car running thru some flexable conduiet


towmandan
Member
posted August 16, 2003 09:43 PM
Most track rules state anything plummed thru the car has to be inside of protective tubing as far as the brakes it all depends on your setup I like a car to tight to turn on a short track with 4 wheel brakes on a tacky track... I have a shutoff in my c0ck pit its just a 1/4 turn of a lever and the right front is off and I can run deep in the corner tag the brake and stand it back wide open and its a ball to drive and bad fast too....but if your car is loose you can just look at the brake and you will be facing traffic....Its alot to do with your driving style and the way you like a car setup......Towman

[This message has been edited by towmandan (edited August 16, 2003).]

hobby62
Member
posted August 17, 2003 09:06 PM
if you put the ends on the flex conduit it won't rub or cut if it was able to do that they couldn't use it on all the industrial wiring because it would short it out. we just put the metal end caps on plus wrap the line real good in black tape to be extra sure


Dixon
Member
posted August 18, 2003 11:28 AM
When you grind off a brake pad don't just lower the surface. You have to actually reduce the amount of contact the pad makes with the rotor. If you just shave it down, all you're doing is increasing the time it takes to engage (not very noticible) but once the pad makes contact it's at full strength. I always just drill holes in the pad to reduce the surface area. I've seen people cut grooves in them as well.

You can also run a cheap pad on the left, and a good one on the right. That will help it turn in a little better.

Dixon
Member
posted August 18, 2003 11:30 AM
I meant cheap on the right and good on the left.


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