Pinion Verses Wheel Brakes - Texas 4x4 Forum

Go Back   Texas 4x4 Forum > Technical > Axles, Brakes, Steering, Suspension, Tires & Wheels > Rockwells

Photo Gallery Places to Wheel Gallery III Home Forum Tech Section IRCChat FlashChat

Rockwells For the Rockwell Junkies

Texas4x4.org is the premier All All Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.

Rockwells:

Pinion Verses Wheel Brakes



Reply
 
Share LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 06-04-2010, 08:20 AM   #1
Rock Monkey
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Houston
Posts: 111
Paul08Wrangler just gettin started
Pinion Verses Wheel Brakes

What's your opinion? - Does the pinion brake have less OR more stress on it than a wheel brake on a rockwell?

Another way to ask the question.

Does the pinion brake stop the vehicle easier than a wheel brake?








.
__________________
2008 X Red Rock ......... Throwing Rockwells under it
Paul08Wrangler is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 06-04-2010, 08:47 AM   #2
Gonzo Wheeler
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Fort Worth
Posts: 2,537
Monstercrawler Surfs Venus with AnubisMonstercrawler Surfs Venus with AnubisMonstercrawler Surfs Venus with AnubisMonstercrawler Surfs Venus with AnubisMonstercrawler Surfs Venus with AnubisMonstercrawler Surfs Venus with AnubisMonstercrawler Surfs Venus with AnubisMonstercrawler Surfs Venus with AnubisMonstercrawler Surfs Venus with AnubisMonstercrawler Surfs Venus with AnubisMonstercrawler Surfs Venus with Anubis
Quote:
Originally Posted by Paul08Wrangler View Post

Does the pinion brake stop the vehicle easier than a wheel brake?


.

O hell yes. A pinion brake will put you in the windshield. Ask Mitch.


As long as you don't plan on driving up and down the road pinion brakes are the way to go with rockwells.


.
__________________
3' of ZUKI Frame
1.3 liter tire shredder suckin pane
stock trans, 6.5 to 1 TC
Toy axles 5.29 stuffed with longs
Front coils, Rear SAW airshocks
3 link front 1 link rear
Lots of freaking tubing
39.5 Isuks

Made in Japan, BUILT in TEXAS


“Don’t talk it unless you can take the repercussions of walking it”

The Rock God


Monstercrawler is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-04-2010, 09:15 AM   #3
Wheelin MadMan
 
Join Date: Nov 2003
Location: Creative Engineering-Conroe/Woodlands,TX
Posts: 913
texasfrog Surfs Venus with Anubistexasfrog Surfs Venus with Anubistexasfrog Surfs Venus with Anubistexasfrog Surfs Venus with Anubistexasfrog Surfs Venus with Anubistexasfrog Surfs Venus with Anubistexasfrog Surfs Venus with Anubistexasfrog Surfs Venus with Anubistexasfrog Surfs Venus with Anubistexasfrog Surfs Venus with Anubistexasfrog Surfs Venus with Anubis
3.3 times more braking force with a pinion brake.
__________________
Mark Claus
CNC plasma cutting,gear installs,axle narrowing,in house axle splining.
281-298-6769
[email protected]
texasfrog is offline   Reply With Quote
 
Old 06-04-2010, 11:26 AM   #4
Wheels 4 Food
 
Mitch's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Azle
Posts: 11,141
Mitch Surfs Venus with AnubisMitch Surfs Venus with AnubisMitch Surfs Venus with AnubisMitch Surfs Venus with AnubisMitch Surfs Venus with AnubisMitch Surfs Venus with AnubisMitch Surfs Venus with AnubisMitch Surfs Venus with AnubisMitch Surfs Venus with AnubisMitch Surfs Venus with AnubisMitch Surfs Venus with Anubis
Quote:
Originally Posted by Monstercrawler View Post
O hell yes. A pinion brake will put you in the windshield. Ask Mitch.

.
It's true!






__________________
Thanks, Smokey!

1. 84 Yota - one ton swap - in progress
2. 65 V-dub Class 5 Unlimited #524 Baaad Sheep Racing


Jeeps are for girls
And guys that wish they were girls.....

Automatic transmissions are gay.

Flipped up tow mirrors are the sagging pants of the truck world.
Mitch is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Pinion Brakes tclowrance Rockwells 5 04-09-2009 12:53 PM
4 Wheel Part Feb 09 Sale kling-on News 2 02-09-2008 06:18 AM


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 02:04 AM.


3.8.8 - Powered by vBulletin
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright 2002-2012 Texas4x4.org
 

SEO by vBSEO 3.6.0