Correct M/C for front disc conversion?

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saggs
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Correct M/C for front disc conversion?

Post by saggs » Wed Aug 15, 2018 5:14 am

I installed front discs on my oval a few years back and was sent the M/C with the conversion kit. The front brake work great but I don't seem to get much if any stopping power from the rear when on the road. When jacked up the rears seem to stop fine but I'm not feeling them on the road. It will lock the fronts on a dirt road but nothing from the rear. They have been bled and adjusted and all new lines thru the whole car. Any ideas?
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surfbeetle
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Re: Correct M/C for front disc conversion?

Post by surfbeetle » Mon Sep 03, 2018 1:13 am

Sounds like you need to add a proportioning valve into your system to be able to adjust it so there's more pressure at the rear. Another option is to just do discs on the rear, your post makes it sound like you only have front discs and rear drums. One other option for the rear is to convert it to type three rear drums.
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