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Old 07-08-2014, 01:52 AM   #1
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Bakes for 98 TJ

Have a 98 TJ and the stock brakes are terrible, any ideas for more stopping power?

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Old 07-08-2014, 08:31 PM   #3
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Have a 98 TJ and the stock brakes are terrible, any ideas for more stopping power?
Stock brakes are terrible? May need to look at your lines, hoses, etc.
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Old 07-08-2014, 08:41 PM   #4
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I just installed the Vanco 15" big brake kit on my TJ yesterday. I have to wait till I install my new rear axle before I get to try them out.

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Stock brakes are terrible? May need to look at your lines, hoses, etc.

Naw, they're just terrible.


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I just installed the Vanco 15" big brake kit on my TJ yesterday. I have to wait till I install my new rear axle before I get to try them out.


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Old 07-08-2014, 10:47 PM   #6
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Hydraulic fluid absorbs water. Bleed them completely and replace with some nice new synthetic fluid. Water compresses easier than fluid. It's old swap it out. Brakes will be firmer.
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Question. The stock rims aren't 15 are they? :-(
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Question. The stock rims aren't 15 are they? :-(
Mine were 15" stock on both of my TJ's
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Cool. What about back brakes?
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Question. The stock rims aren't 15 are they? :-(
Why????
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I just installed the Vanco 15" big brake kit on my TJ yesterday. I have to wait till I install my new rear axle before I get to try them out.
That's a really good looking front axle
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Question. The stock rims aren't 15 are they? :-(

It depends on which Wrangler you have.


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What about back brakes?

An OEM equivalent replacement is sufficient since the rears usually only provide 20%-30% of the braking.
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Naw, they're just terrible.





They certainly aren't 6 piston Brembo's but they'll lock up the tires just fine.
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Nice! Thanks for the replies! I think I'm going for the BIG breaks!
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Old 07-16-2014, 01:28 AM   #15
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i fitted Black Magic full set and made a great difference...more than adequate!

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