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New Bar and New Brakes

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by kitn1mcc, Apr 13, 2009.

  1. kitn1mcc

    kitn1mcc Senior Member
    Messages: 516

  2. kitn1mcc

    kitn1mcc Senior Member
    Messages: 516

    also this past saturday did the brakes for the first time they have 198k on the front did the rears last month

  3. albhb3

    albhb3 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,523

    how did u get 200k on a set of rotors we cant
  4. kitn1mcc

    kitn1mcc Senior Member
    Messages: 516

    well i dont plow with it, i use it as a service and install truck. i have never really gotten on the brakes hard i use the allison great features of slowing down and brakeing far enough back
  5. Milwaukee

    Milwaukee 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,180

    you mean downshift to slow down? I wouldn't try that why risk for break transmission.

    almost 200k miles on that brakes wow. Have you drive on Highway lot times?

    not bad truck what plow you plan put on this truck?
  6. kitn1mcc

    kitn1mcc Senior Member
    Messages: 516

    no i dont manually down shift the tranny i just tap the petal and it starts to slow down

    i use my freinds truck to plow with when needed. i am usally out during the storm fixing plow or doing the old shovel work
  7. cretebaby

    cretebaby PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,162

    The Ally does it automatically Mil

    I have done that in my Fords ever since I got an auto tranny

    It will easily double the brake life especially pulling trailers

    I knida thought of adding an exhaust brake
  8. musclecarboy

    musclecarboy 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,303

    Classic slider pin binding. Make sure you clean the heII outta the hole the pin goes into and the pins, then smear on a good bit of synthetic brake lube. The caliper should move freely on the pins. Good luck with the next 200k! :D
  9. Krieger91

    Krieger91 Senior Member
    Messages: 353

    Nice bar, man. Are those flashers or just lights on the back of the toolbox?

    Nice rig. Very purdy.
  10. kitn1mcc

    kitn1mcc Senior Member
    Messages: 516

    yeah i greased the hell out of them

    those are strobes on the tool box