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Old 04-22-2003, 01:58 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Which Proportioning Valve is best?

I've done a bunch of research, and the jury seems to be 50/50. Which brake proportioning valve seems to work best with a power brake kit? I've heard that Wilwood is the way to go, any ideas?
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Honestly, I thought Willwood was the only readily available one out there....
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I think they are all the same, just different colors, engravings, and prices. I have a Summit prop valve which it even says Wilwood right on the knob, but it was 1/2 the price of the Wilwood one.
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Old 04-23-2003, 10:32 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Do you remember which model # from Summit?
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Old 04-25-2003, 11:18 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Thanks for the info...

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I have heard that 50/50 is good if you have the same type of brakes front and rear. If you have disc fronts and drum rears, shouldn't you use a different ratio?
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