Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board - View Single Post - Front drums with rear discs
View Single Post
  #13 (permalink)  
Old 12-24-2008, 08:40 PM
matt167 matt167 is offline
Member
 
Last wiki edit: Ford axle ratio codes
Last journal entry: Rear Suspension
Last photo:
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Prattsville
Posts: 6,387
Wiki Edits: 31

Thanks: 2
Thanked 57 Times in 53 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by joe_padavano
You make it work by selling the front drums and getting disks. Sorry, but front drums/rear disks is a REALLY bad idea. You can use a proportioning valve to really dial back the rear brake pressure, but why bother.
actully, that would not work.. would need to dial back the front preassure, because of the self energization, the brake force on the front would not be balanced with the rear 50/50 like a front drum setup would be with 4 wheel drums... but any way you look at it, it's not a good idea
Reply With Quote