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Old 09-12-2015, 03:56 PM   #1
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Titan Brake Kit

I just received all the parts from Titan & Ron to install disc brakes on our 2013 38GK. I plan on starting the install next week. I will let everyone know how it goes & how long it takes me.
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Old 09-12-2015, 04:44 PM   #2
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Awesome! You guys look a little short to be doing that kind of work (avatar)
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Awesome! You guys look a little short to be doing that kind of work (avatar)
Nah. They won't have to bend over and get a sore back. Everything will be at eye level
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Take lots of pictures! I'd like to do this also & pictures work better than instructions, you know that guy thing!
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Take lots of pictures! I'd like to do this also & pictures work better than instructions, you know that guy thing!
I agree, I plan on doing this in the future so lots of pics please
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I'm sure if you run into any problems Ron will be able to help you out.
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Old 09-13-2015, 07:34 AM   #7
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Titan Disc brakes

Please take lots of pic's and some instructions on how and what you would do different during the install. I purchased mine from Ron about 3 weeks ago. Would have already had it installed for my upcoming trip this next week. HOWEVER, my beautiful GK is still at the dealers repair center. I pick it up this next Tuesday without being completed. They have had it now for 7 weeks this time. I am done with Primeaux RV in Lafayette, LA.
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7 weeks, in a couple more the factory could've built a new one!
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Ok, I'm working on the pictures. I'm trying step by step instructions & a picture for each step. I Decided to go ahead & get started yesterday. I ran out of adult beverage so I had to stop. I'm installing pump & brake lines to the under belly today. If all goes smoothly it should pretty much be done.


LOL on the avatar. My grandson's semi patiently waiting for papa to come on. They were ready to go camping.
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Ok, I'm working on the pictures. I'm trying step by step instructions & a picture for each step. I Decided to go ahead & get started yesterday. I ran out of adult beverage so I had to stop. I'm installing pump & brake lines to the under belly today. If all goes smoothly it should pretty much done

LOL on the avatar. My grandson's semi patiently waiting for papa to come on. They were ready to go camping.
You may want to copyright the step by step and pictures because it will probably go viral just on this forum. Ron (Titan Guy), look out you may be getting orders!!
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I am sure you will love the kit... I know I do !!!!
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Update. Did not get to work on the coach as much as I wanted today. Too many things going on. The pump is mounted and brake lines are ran to the rear. Next up mounting rotors, caliper brackets & calipers. Will be Thursday before I can work on it again. All that's left is mounting the rotors & calipers. running rear lines, wiring pump & bleeding systems. I have about 4 hours actual work time in it. Taking pictures & making step by step notes is slowing me down some.
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Ok, I'm working on the pictures. I'm trying step by step instructions & a picture for each step. I Decided to go ahead & get started yesterday. I ran out of adult beverage so I had to stop. I'm installing pump & brake lines to the under belly today. If all goes smoothly it should pretty much be done.


LOL on the avatar. My grandson's semi patiently waiting for papa to come on. They were ready to go camping.
OH MY WORD...They are just about the cutest things I've ever seen. Don't be shy about posting lots of pictures of those guys camping with you. We LOVE that kind of stuff!
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Brake install is complete. I have not connected to the tow vehicle to make sure the IBC on my Chevrolet will communicate with the actuator. The actuator runs with the break away switch pulled & all air has been bleed from the system. I'm still finishing some other maintenance items while I have the wheels off. I will not be able to connect the coach & take it on a short trip until this week end. The install went well. I made plenty of notes & took a lot of pictures. This project is not for the faint of heart. I did 99% of the install by myself. I have roughly 10 hours of work time. I spent a lot of time bent over & laying on my back. Also I might be a little OCD on how I do things. I will give another update after the test drive.
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Brake install is complete. I have not connected to the tow vehicle to make sure the IBC on my Chevrolet will communicate with the actuator. The actuator runs with the break away switch pulled & all air has been bleed from the system. I'm still finishing some other maintenance items while I have the wheels off. I will not be able to connect the coach & take it on a short trip until this week end. The install went well. I made plenty of notes & took a lot of pictures. This project is not for the faint of heart. I did 99% of the install by myself. I have roughly 10 hours of work time. I spent a lot of time bent over & laying on my back. Also I might be a little OCD on how I do things. I will give another update after the test drive.
I did the same thing when I installed my Firestone airbags. Worked on my back for about 3 hours max per day than I would call it quits. Took me about a week to complete the job but saved about $300.00 in the process. Can't wait to see pics of the process.
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Did you install a CAM Interface Module before the Hydraulic Pump?? More than likely you'll need one for Chevy to talk to the Pump.
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Yes on the module. I did all that research before I bought the kit. The first step on my instructions is to verify your tow vehicle IBC is Electric over Hydraulic compatible.


Rick, I got you on the air bags. I was able to get mine on in under 3 hours. I have all the neat little tools from working on vehicles the last 35 years.
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Yes on the module. I did all that research before I bought the kit. The first step on my instructions is to verify your tow vehicle IBC is Electric over Hydraulic compatible.


Rick, I got you on the air bags. I was able to get mine on in under 3 hours. I have all the neat little tools from working on vehicles the last 35 years.
Wow, Wow, Wow!! After I completed my install I took it to a local installer that had installed air bags on a Dodge for me. I wanted to see how I did and he offered me a job to install airbags. I laughed and told him the only way I would take it is if he let me take 2 weeks for each install..ha ha............needless to say he didn't need me anymore. He said his installers couldn't believe that a home mechanic had done such a great job. Made me feel good. I do plan on attempting my own install for the Titan system but I will allow plenty of time for it. As I always say "I used to be fast but now I'm only "half fast"!!
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Success. Connected tow vehicle & all was good. Brakes & pump operated properly. Took on a 20 mile test run & brake performance was excellent. Still working on correct trailer gain number. I can tell a big difference in stopping distance.
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My Titan Discs are truly a NIGHT AND DAY difference!!! They are the best mod I have done to date...
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