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PostSubject: upgraded brakes?   upgraded brakes? Icon_minitimeThu 07 Nov 2013, 11:02 pm

so i hear alotta people asking about better brakes so i found these on the bay http://www.ebay.com/itm/Mechanical-Disc-Disk-Brake-Caliper-180mm-Front-/330895211419?pt=Cycling_Parts_Accessories&hash=item4d0ae43b9b
they seem pretty cheap and i bet you could make a hub to mount it on the axle or even in the stock location, just make a simple bracket for the caliper and run a cable to the clutch pedal or separate brake pedal... bet it work just as good or even better than the stock brakes

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PostSubject: Re: upgraded brakes?   upgraded brakes? Icon_minitimeThu 07 Nov 2013, 11:28 pm

http://www.ebay.com/itm/UN3F-2Colors-MTB-Bicycle-Mechanical-Disc-Brake-Set-Calipers-with-G3-Rotors-160mm-/350906757602?pt=US_Brakes&var=&hash=item51b3ac31e2

a set of two for even less, seems simpler and cheaper then the hydraulic disk brake kits, but would they stop as well?
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PostSubject: Re: upgraded brakes?   upgraded brakes? Icon_minitimeFri 08 Nov 2013, 4:19 am

you can get a cheap 6" brake disc with a 3/4" bore as well as a mechanical break caliper i cant remember where i seen it at haha having some bad brainfarts but im sure most mower have enough room between the frame and tire to mount one
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PostSubject: Re: upgraded brakes?   upgraded brakes? Icon_minitimeFri 08 Nov 2013, 5:08 am

I wouldn't be too quick to trust my butt to bicycle brakes. Try looking for go kart brakes. A good mechanical system can stop you efficiently and reliably.
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PostSubject: Re: upgraded brakes?   upgraded brakes? Icon_minitimeFri 08 Nov 2013, 5:23 am

You can do this and they will lock up the back tires but they wear out fast.
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PostSubject: Re: upgraded brakes?   upgraded brakes? Icon_minitimeFri 08 Nov 2013, 8:00 am

i just put my feed down, i keep my olde workboots and use them. i have seen people also make a piece of rubber that gets rammed against the rear tire when you push a lever... LOL, in all seriousness, i wouldnt trust bicycle brakes either. try to find a good kart brake and disc, hell, even an ATV hydraulic brake if you want to go that route
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PostSubject: Re: upgraded brakes?   upgraded brakes? Icon_minitimeFri 08 Nov 2013, 1:59 pm

That's what I'm talkin' 'bout!
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PostSubject: Re: upgraded brakes?   upgraded brakes? Icon_minitimeFri 08 Nov 2013, 2:17 pm

now youre thinkin' with your dipstick!
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PostSubject: Re: upgraded brakes?   upgraded brakes? Icon_minitimeFri 08 Nov 2013, 2:44 pm

Like this
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PostSubject: Re: upgraded brakes?   upgraded brakes? Icon_minitimeFri 08 Nov 2013, 2:59 pm

isn't that a bike brake disk?
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PostSubject: Re: upgraded brakes?   upgraded brakes? Icon_minitimeFri 08 Nov 2013, 3:00 pm

Nope it's a mini bike one
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PostSubject: Re: upgraded brakes?   upgraded brakes? Icon_minitimeFri 08 Nov 2013, 4:49 pm

It is the same disk and caliper that they use on some bikes though. I know because me and k2500life built this on my transaxle but put it in his mower.
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