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So i just purchased a TJ and am systematically going through it and upgrading/replacing components. I noticed before i bought it that the front brakes felt a bit squishy and the e-brake has to be fully engaged in order to hold the rig on any sort of incline (it came equipped with a meaty set of 31s).
I'll adjust the rear drum and e-brake according to spec, not too worried about that side of things.

But on the front, is it advisable to run drilled/slotted rotors and ceramic brakes. Also, should i upgrade to a longer set of SS brake lines as I eventually want to put a smallish 2" lift so that I can run 33s?
 

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@raramirez...thanks bud. Just did a little research and they seems a bit pricey. But they are arguably one of the single most important parts of the vehicle so definitely worth the money.
 

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@raramirez...thanks bud. Just did a little research and they seems a bit pricey. But they are arguably one of the single most important parts of the vehicle so definitely worth the money.
Considering the stopping performance the Black Magic pads give you - I would say they are a worthwhile investment, especially when you upgrade to 33" tires.

Squishy brakes? There may be air in your lines or the fluid may be contaminated.

I run a 2" lift & 33" tires and I haven't touched my factory brake lines but results often vary Jeep to Jeep.
 

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I run black magic brakes on my rig as well...pricy but worth it for sure. I run 35's and its a NOTICEABLE improvement from the factory setup.

As for your ebrake, check to see if its adjusted correct...should be able to get a wrench and just tighten it up a bit.
 
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