Visit The Dirt Forum for More Information

Author Topic:   right front brake
dan63
Member
posted January 10, 2004 01:55 PM
tap into the line and run a shut off valve under your seat or dash that you can reach from inside the car


jay116
Member
posted January 10, 2004 05:16 PM
Why not just cut the pads down in surface area. That way they cant grab as hard and yet they will grab to stop the wheel for the tech man. This way there are no lines or valves to run or hide.

------------------
Jason Boivin
http://www.rcracing-team.com


dirtrace
unregistered
posted January 10, 2004 05:28 PM           
the second option is far better, and legal.

I would run organic pads on rf, and then cut down from there.

If track goes dry slick for the main you could put in a diff pad to increase brake again.

If you do a line lock valve you still need to do it in the pits with the wheel off so you can pry the piston into the caliper or the pads will rub a little, build heat, and swell and drag even more.

Jeff

dan63
Member
posted January 10, 2004 08:29 PM
We use old pads on the RF and also some how have managed to pinch the line to that wheel slightly!!

It still stops the wheel, however not nearly as well as it did before.

zeroracing
Member
posted January 12, 2004 11:00 AM
Electric line locks work great just flip the switch and the brake doesn't work. Flip the switch back on and your brake works.


dan63
Member
posted January 12, 2004 10:21 PM
I been running organic right side and fleet pad on the left side.I think I feel the same about shutting it off.Have heard others say you better be holding on the wheel when you hit the brakes with a 3 brake system.


robhbk24
Member
posted January 13, 2004 02:36 PM
3 wheel brakes is not the way to go.running the rf shut off or weaker only tosses the car in.plus if you have to get on the brakes hard going down the staight its gonna turn corner or no corner.ouch!!


cautrell05
Member
posted January 16, 2004 05:03 PM
I ran with 3 brakes for 5 years. after about one night you get used to it and its pretty easy to stop in a straight line. cant beat it on a greasy track for getting in the corner. you have to watch it when it gets dryslick, but like I said you get used to.


Back to the Archives