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Unread 08-08-2007, 03:58 PM   #61
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alright, so i got the backing plates bolted onto the axle, now i just need help figuring out the brake pads and the calipers and caliper bolts

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Unread 08-08-2007, 05:12 PM   #62
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the pads are in now, i just need help getting the calipers mounted up
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Unread 08-08-2007, 05:18 PM   #63
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I figured the silver spacer- things propably are only used on 9" rear axles. No need to use 'em on the 8.8. But I suppose you also figured it out yourself since you got the backing plates/ dust shields botled up

Did you use the silver- coloured hex bolts, or the T- shaped black ones? Again, the T- shaped seem to be better suited for the 9" axle, and the silver or gold coloured for the 8.8

On my kit, there were two different brake calipers - the other had a smaller center hole than the other one, so you can't really go wrong with the pads. If both calipers are similar, use the pads that fit in. It needs to be a snug fit, but also should slide in by hand or just a bit of help with a pliers.

Installing brake pads is pretty straightforward, even if you never have done it before. If the pistons are not pushed all the way in, push them in so it's easier to slide in the caliper/ pad assembly over the rotors.

The long thin black bolts (four of them, two per side) are used to mount the caliper on the mounts. Tighten snugly, but not very tight. Many recommend using thread locker on them (ie. blue loctite), but I actually prefer high-temp anti-seize grease. Also, use copper- paste (brake grease) on the areas where the pads slide on/ touch the caliper bracket.


Uumh.. what else.. yeap, that should be pretty much all to it. Once you figure out everything, you do that in less than 5 minutes per side
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Unread 08-08-2007, 05:22 PM   #64
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im having some trouble getting the caliper over the rotor..also it seems like the parking brake is on, the rotor wont spin at all, do u know why that is??
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Unread 08-08-2007, 10:46 PM   #65
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Like I wrote, push the caliper pistons ALL the way in, makes your life much easier.

You can see the parking brake adjuster on the bottom part of the backing plate assembly - pop the oval- shaped small rubber cover from the back of the backing plate and you can then use a flathead screwdriver to adjust the brake shoes all the way in. You might need to push/ wiggle them a little to actually make them move.

After that you can slide on the rotors (might still be a pretty tight fit), and then slide the calipers over the rotors and to the brackets. Calipers should slide on without any kind of force if you've got the pistons pushed all the way in.ust check the notches on the brake pads so you realise which way you have to put the caliper on (IIRC bottom-end first).
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Unread 09-17-2007, 05:17 PM   #66
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a couple of updates on what ive done

first, i got the disc brakes, backing plates, and calipers all on

then i received the MORE Flange Adapter for the 1310 Ujoints on the CV Driveshaft


i ordered the UBEs (1" variety) and they came in today, and at first glance, they are mighty beefy (1/4" thick and welded strongly

they came with weld on shock mounts as well (high clearance)

the top plate of the UBE acts like a bumpstop which i did not know, and seems like a very well designed product

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top plate (bumpstop)

little brother holding it up, showing how big they are



shock mount

and how the axle looks now (ube's not welded as of now, just sitting on the tubes to show the size)



updates to come as stuff comes in
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Unread 09-17-2007, 05:26 PM   #67
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Axle's looking good man, can't wait to see it when it's all done. Nice work!
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Unread 09-17-2007, 05:38 PM   #68
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yeah man, i gotta get it back to MA when its all done

hows urs going?
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Unread 09-17-2007, 05:44 PM   #69
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Its going slow but ok, I think I need new axle pinion bearings in the front because I drained out the diff and it was a muddy mixture of water and oil and my yoke moves up and down, so that is gonna suck.
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Unread 09-17-2007, 05:48 PM   #70
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that sucks, i cant wait to get my HP D30 and start to work on that, once Lead_Not_Follow and i get everything welded up, it will feel more like ive done something

the truss should be coming in next week hopefully and the JKS mini skids for the LCAs come in tomorrow, so plenty of welding to get done
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Unread 10-01-2007, 03:19 PM   #71
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just some updates

JKS Miniskids

HP D30 out of a 95

TnT Customs D30 Truss with Raised UCA mounts and Trac Bar mounts



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Unread 10-01-2007, 03:29 PM   #72
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Looks real good man. You have a trac bar for the front yet? I've heard if you aren't running a short enough one you will need it recut and tapped with the raised mount.
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Unread 10-01-2007, 03:32 PM   #73
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im gonna be running a custom made trac bar by TnT when i order there kit

so im asumming that they have a way to calculate what type i need

Jason told me that i need a straight trac bar and that they will make it the correct way when i order it

when i bought the truss they asked me what steering i was going to be running as well, i told them the TnT OTK steering so they changed the bracket for that as well
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Unread 10-01-2007, 03:37 PM   #74
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Sounds good.

I bought the same JKS skids, just didn't have time to get them welded up. I REALLY wish I did as the brackets to a few hits this past weekend.
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Unread 10-01-2007, 03:44 PM   #75
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yeah, i know what u mean, i didnt realize how vulnerable those LCA mounts are until i took a look at the HP D30 that i have in the garage, for 25 bucks, they are definetly worth it
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