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Dodge Truck 1500 neeelp

10-08-2010, 06:10 PM
:banghead:I have a 1996 dodge 1500 pickup and just put a new rearend under it out of a 2002 dodge pickup with disk brakes and i cant get enough braking power to the rear wheel is there thing that may help fix the problem

10-15-2010, 03:18 PM
your 96 brake system was designed for drums on the rear. Your new rear disk brake calipers require more fluid volume than the origional drum wheel cylinders.

You might be able to fix the issue by modifying the proportioning valve, but you may have to swap out the master cylinder for one that was designed for rear disk brakes.

10-18-2010, 10:04 PM
^^ spot on drum and disk don't mix!

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