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Discussion in 'Builds and Fabricators Forum' started by scott milliner, Aug 11, 2019.

  1. Aug 11, 2019
    scott milliner

    scott milliner Master Fabricator

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    I put rear disks on my Jeep. Using the original brake handle. I found I don't have enough leverage for the brakes to hold on a hill.

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    Here's how I have it before this idea came to me. The handle is still the same. Nothing has changed inside the Jeep.

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    This is my idea.

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    If I find I don't like it. I can always undo it.
     
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    PeteL

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    I like it! And I always preferred the action of the military style handle.

    In my part of the country, rust would be an issue long term, and I'd also be curious about the State safety inspection.

    But I think it's very cool.
     
  3. Aug 11, 2019
    47v6

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    Eldorado calipers?
     
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    scott milliner

    scott milliner Master Fabricator

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    No. Stainless Steel Brake Company. These are for a 73'-75' CJ, modified to fit the Warn FF.
     
  5. Aug 11, 2019
    scott milliner

    scott milliner Master Fabricator

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    Washington doesn't have inspections. Also it is a Collector Vehicle so I don't need to pay for any yearly tabs or tags, depending on the part of the country you live in.
     
  6. Aug 12, 2019
    PeteL

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    Similar here in NH, ten bucks a year registration and no inspection for antique vehicles.

    Which is a huge blessing. At one time they had twice-annual inspections for older vehicles!
     
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    TIm E

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    Parking brake snatch block! (y)
     
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    45es

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    Scott, did you make or buy the pulley assembly?
     
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    rejeep

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    love the ingenuity.. but unsure about a safety inspection or long term durability

    having said that... my fiends 1946 piper cub has nothing but cable and pulley controls and there is no pulling over in that thing
     
  10. Aug 12, 2019
    Hellion

    Hellion Rust covered & junky

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    All you people with annual safety inspections:

    I'd move. :D
     
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  11. Aug 12, 2019
    sterlclan

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    Yeah but I don’t need a title or a concealed carry permit. Think I’ll stay.
     
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    PeteL

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    Me too. No helmet or seatbelt requirement either.
     
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    Alan28

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    Good idea... artistic. Hope that it won't be blocked by rust or anything.
     
  14. Aug 12, 2019
    scott milliner

    scott milliner Master Fabricator

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    Amazon. I cut off the pulley swivel ring and installed a bolt.
     

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