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Old 10-09-2013, 02:46 PM   #1
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Disc Brakes - Anyone Have'em

Looking at a conversion kit for electro/hydraulic brake kit. Anyone ever do this id is it overkill?
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Old 10-14-2013, 04:54 PM   #2
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am looking for the same info myself. seems like a better mod this winter than changing out light bulbs, but not as cheap
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Old 10-14-2013, 05:12 PM   #3
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We have electric over hydraulic disc brakes on a piece of equipment we have at work.
It would be the same system as you'd put on your camper.

Imo it wouldn't be cost effective for the return in gains or benefits.


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Old 10-14-2013, 05:17 PM   #4
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Here's the pump.
http://www.etrailer.com/Trailer-Brak...r/K71-651.html

You'll also need ....
2 or 4 calipers depending on single or tandem axles.
Caliper mounting kits.
Brake line which you'll have to bend and secure.
Brake hoses and fitttings.

The motor still runs off your brake controller input.

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do you like the stopping power of the elec over hydraulics compared to plain electric brakes? these campers arent getting any lighter ya know.
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Old 10-14-2013, 05:51 PM   #6
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do you like the stopping power of the elec over hydraulics compared to plain electric brakes? these campers arent getting any lighter ya know.
To be honest I can't tell the difference.

If anything the electric/ hydraulic brakes are smoother.
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Old 10-15-2013, 11:33 AM   #7
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Disc brakes HAVE to better than shoes. No adjusting them, bearing grease becomes less of a problem, just have to stop better with way less fade.
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