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Re: CONFIRMED! Heavy duty brake bolt on implace of ND brakes

Was the HD brakes standard on some models?
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Re: CONFIRMED! Heavy duty brake bolt on implace of ND brakes

Some one will have to chime in on this one.... As far as I know it has been said you get HD brakes with the tow package on V8 equipped Limited/Overland/Summits

HD brakes are not available on laredo trim
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Re: CONFIRMED! Heavy duty brake bolt on implace of ND brakes

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Some one will have to chime in on this one.... As far as I know it has been said you get HD brakes with the tow package on V8 equipped Limited/Overland/Summits

HD brakes are not available on laredo trim
Correct, not available on Laredo.

That's why I want to do this mod; stupid to leave it off of the same equipment due to trim level.
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Re: CONFIRMED! Heavy duty brake bolt on implace of ND brakes

excellent information.

Does anyone know if tye Limited V6 with the tow package gets heavy duty brakes or is it engine dependent? i know that you get heavy duty cooling (larger radiator) with this tow pkg. But I did not now about the brakes.
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Re: CONFIRMED! Heavy duty brake bolt on implace of ND brakes

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excellent information.

Does anyone know if tye Limited V6 with the tow package gets heavy duty brakes or is it engine dependent? i know that you get heavy duty cooling (larger radiator) with this tow pkg. But I did not now about the brakes.
On the 11-13's you had to get the V8 to get the heavy duty brakes, on the 14 though who knows. If that is what yours is look at your back brakes, if they are vented you have the HD brakes.
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Re: CONFIRMED! Heavy duty brake bolt on implace of ND brakes

Has anyone check to see if the master cylinder is the same for the two for the regular duty and heavy duty breaks?
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Re: CONFIRMED! Heavy duty brake bolt on implace of ND brakes

The caliper is the same:

The improvement in the braking comes from two things:
  • Larger diameter (This gives more mechanical leverage on the axle)
  • Larger surface area (this give more area to dissipate the heat over)
The rear brakes only benefit from the added surface area created by adding the ventilated rotors.


The noticable benefits I have observed from the installation of the brakes are as follows:
  • The brakes have less likelihood of the front wheels locking up
  • There has been less instances of Nose dive under heavy breaking
  • The brakes are easier to modulate
  • pedal feel is more linear
  • I have not done any hard measurements but the stopping distance seems to have been reduces.
I am guessing that if you did just the front axles that you should see a great improvement in stopping. Also just doing the front is more cost effective as you would only need the caliper adapter and the front rotors.
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I just wish the fronts would fit in the 17" wheels...
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Re: CONFIRMED! Heavy duty brake bolt on implace of ND brakes

The fronts won't fit but if you want to upgrade the rear brakes they will fit in the the 17" wheels
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Re: CONFIRMED! Heavy duty brake bolt on implace of ND brakes

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On the 11-13's you had to get the V8 to get the heavy duty brakes, on the 14 though who knows. If that is what yours is look at your back brakes, if they are vented you have the HD brakes.

My 2014 Jeep V6 with ORA II has vented front brakes therefore it appears to have the HD brakes.
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My 2014 Jeep V6 with ORA II has vented front brakes therefore it appears to have the HD brakes.
Every car manufacturer puts vented front brakes on vehicles. You are looking for vented rear brakes.
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The fronts won't fit but if you want to upgrade the rear brakes they will fit in the the 17" wheels
Correy do you think the front would fit with 2" spacers?
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