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Old 07-19-2013, 10:57 AM   #1
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What is better, does anyone have experience with disc brakes as opposed to conventional trailer brakes? As to maintenance and performance. We will order our RV soon and I need to research this issue before I order.

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Old 07-19-2013, 11:08 AM   #2
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I have the Disk Brakes I had the drum brakes on my last trailer and I will never revert have one without the Disk Brakes again
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Old 07-19-2013, 11:39 AM   #3
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The disk are awesome. I would definately put them high on your list.

We are about 6000 lbs heavier than our last rig with drums, yet I,m in more control with this one.
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Old 07-19-2013, 11:44 AM   #4
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Disc brakes. Hands down, no question! These rigs are heavy!
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Old 07-19-2013, 04:43 PM   #5
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Thanks guys for your input. Len

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Old 07-19-2013, 04:55 PM   #6
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We had conventional electric drum brakes on our Montana, then did the Mor/Ryde IS upgrade, including changing to Disc Brakes. The difference it truely night and day difference. Was a no brainer for us when ordering our RW that it would have disc brakes and upgraded tires.
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Disc brakes. Hands down, no question! These rigs are heavy!
X2 .......... go with G tires and disk brakes
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Have those of you with disks brakes checked to see what type of bearing system you have? I discovered before we departed on our current trip that my Kodiak disk brakes came with the oil bath wheel bearing lubrication system.

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Have those of you with disks brakes checked to see what type of bearing system you have?* I discovered before we departed on our current trip that my Kodiak disk brakes came with the oil bath wheel bearing lubrication system.
I have not, but will next time I get it out. Are they all Kodiak systems?
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Does any one if you can convert from drum to disk?
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