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Old 04-06-2007, 06:47 AM   #1
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So when I got my boat I never thought twice to check out the brakes on the trailer. So right when I got it I knew it didnt really stop correctly. Being a total newb I just let it go for a while.
Soon enough I brought it to a dealer to have it checked out. They said the brakes were fine and I went with that. Still when I went to stop it made a clanking sound. Well about 2 weeks ago I pulled the rusty drum off and saw that the pads were pretty much gone. The drums were in sad shape to. I decided to purchase a complete disc brake kit. I found a really good OEm parts company out of GA. I paid about $370 for the complete set including the shipping. :shock:

came with all this stuff...

Includes: (2) Tie Down Engineering 10" Galv-X coated 5 lug on 4 1/2" bolt circle integral vented rotor/hub with E-coated aluminum caliper Disc Brake Assemblies .(1) Model 66 disc brake actuator with electric Reverse lock-out Solenoid.(1) 20' S.A. Flexible brake line kit with mounting hardware.Sold as one kit Hubs Include: 1 - inner bearing-#L68149 [1-3/8"] . 1 - outer bearing-#L44649 [1-1/16"] . 1/2" wheel nuts, 60 degree cone . 1-seal .

Item Code: 82101
List Price: $467.95
Our Price: $350.96

If you need oem parts for your trailer I would say this company is your best bet..

I just got done putting it all on the trailer. Lets just say It all worked out just fine. No more problemo's.

Took about 4 hours and I have never even done something like this before. It was cake!

So everyone check out this site

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that's great news....glad it all worked out for you....
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