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Old 04-22-2003, 07:53 PM   #1 (permalink)
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better brakes

I am hoping for a strait forward low cost solution to better brakes on my 1986 CJ, 258. I have stock axles and do not have a power booster. It is a DD. Sitting on 33"s with a manual 4 speed.
I searched and saw lots of pieces of answers but couldnt really put it all together.
What I am shooting for is.....

1. Capability of locking 35"s at 40 mph

2. Keeping my proportiong valve (not a high priority)

3. Keeping my stock drums and discs

4. Not needing to change my air cleaner setup

5. Doing it cheap

I know I am asking alot about a subject that has been tossed around quite a bit here but any help would be aprerciated.

Can any one tell me specifically what I need? Can it be easily done? I am just an average guy trying to learn how to do my own work on my heep. Thanks, Woodeye
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Old 04-22-2003, 09:39 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Hmm? What you "are shooting for" is doing nothing (from your list)...I would start for sure with a booster.
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Old 04-22-2003, 09:47 PM   #3 (permalink)
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That's what I'd say too
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Old 04-23-2003, 02:13 AM   #4 (permalink)
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