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Old 07-10-2015, 10:19 PM   #1
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Disc Brake Demo conversion at Rally

6/23/15 I bought a new 38GK and will be doing a Disc Brake Conversion at the Rally on 8/6 starting about 9 am. I anticipate about 4 hours to complete. I will have some help so plenty of time to talk to you as you stop by.
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Old 07-11-2015, 01:03 AM   #2
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I'm sure you will be easy to find but do you know your site #?
I would very much like to see some of this since it is on the to do list.

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Old 07-11-2015, 01:59 AM   #3
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They will assign the site on Monday when I get in. I will post it.
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Old 07-11-2015, 02:44 AM   #4
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I want/need to do this also. Thanks for sharing...I'll be there!
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Old 07-11-2015, 12:45 PM   #5
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I did the conversion on my Montego Bay.. After 300 miles I was burning up pads... Had the trailer facility working on it for weeks..Ford said it was the brake system..Kodiak said it was the actuator.. Titan said it was Ford... And so on... They had pressure gauges on it , it all looked to be good , until I started driving.. 3 trips around our neighborhood and I could see smoke coming off the pads..I actually melted the seals around the calipers... Replaced all and tried again
I pulled it out and went back to electric..
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Old 07-11-2015, 02:04 PM   #6
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Was this with the 2015 Ford ?
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Old 07-11-2015, 02:08 PM   #7
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Ron- we will be in Monday afternoon also. Let me know if you need ny help.
Looking forward to meeting you .

Can't remember if you sent me info for your site sign. If not, please let me know your last name. PM is fine.

I started doing the lettering for the signs yesterday. These are plastic Rally signs, just so everyone knows, not high quality everyday markers. Look pretty good, if I do say so, for an event sign. Can also be reused for future events.
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Old 07-11-2015, 04:40 PM   #8
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Ford Truck,
A very unusual situation. I have never run into anything like what you are describing. There are multiple possibilities for the brakes being activated without pressing the brake pedal but as far as I know they are all traceable and easily fixed. Too bad your first experience was a bad one.
If you are interested, I will install an electric/hydraulic disc brake system initially at no charge. If you like it you pay for it. If you don't like it, I will take the system off and reinstall the electric brake system at no charge to you.
You can contact me at 405-626-7009
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Titan guy...I PM'd you a question.
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This Rally is going to be great, lots to see and learn.

Sure hope my brain does not go into Overload !!!!!
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