OBAMA IS WATCHING YOU

Go Back  

Off Topic Light This is like "Diet JUOT" - a small sampling of what JUOT is all about. Also a good place to make your first few posts before diving into the deep end.

 
Ad Block Detected...

[Timezone Detection]
Really Fast Registration - Join in seconds!
User Name:
Email Address: Over 13 and agree
to Forum Rules?  
Human Verification

Random Question

Reply
NOTICE Notice: This is an old thread. It was started 1021 days ago, there may be recent replies. Consider making a new thread before posting.

 
    
Thread Tools
Old Sun 04/15/2012, 01:45 AM   #1
Alan_James
Owns vBilletinsoftLICENSE
 
Alan_James's Avatar
 

Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Blurred house in Lot 1017 of SP163199
Posts: 4,566

Gameroom cash: $291110
Liked 413 Times in 330 Posts
Like/STFU Ratio: 2.89 : 1
Alan_James is infamous around these parts with -1814 points...Alan_James is infamous around these parts with -1814 points...Alan_James is infamous around these parts with -1814 points...Alan_James is infamous around these parts with -1814 points...Alan_James is infamous around these parts with -1814 points...Alan_James is infamous around these parts with -1814 points...Alan_James is infamous around these parts with -1814 points...Alan_James is infamous around these parts with -1814 points...Alan_James is infamous around these parts with -1814 points...Alan_James is infamous around these parts with -1814 points...Alan_James is infamous around these parts with -1814 points...Alan_James is infamous around these parts with -1814 points...
Default Motorcycle stopping

... is it better with disks or drums?
__________________
Guests can not view signatures. Please register to view.
Alan_James is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Sun 04/15/2012, 01:46 AM   #2
abqtj
Cat6A 4 LYF!
 
abqtj's Avatar
 

Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Albuquerque
Posts: 39,264

Gameroom cash: $270314
Liked 4,634 Times in 2,993 Posts
Like/STFU Ratio: 84.25 : 1
abqtj is a splendid one to behold with 1783 points...abqtj is a splendid one to behold with 1783 points...abqtj is a splendid one to behold with 1783 points...abqtj is a splendid one to behold with 1783 points...abqtj is a splendid one to behold with 1783 points...abqtj is a splendid one to behold with 1783 points...abqtj is a splendid one to behold with 1783 points...abqtj is a splendid one to behold with 1783 points...abqtj is a splendid one to behold with 1783 points...abqtj is a splendid one to behold with 1783 points...abqtj is a splendid one to behold with 1783 points...abqtj is a splendid one to behold with 1783 points...
Default

I want nothing to do with drum brakes
__________________
Guests can not view signatures. Please register to view.
Likes: (1)
abqtj is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Sun 04/15/2012, 01:51 AM   #3
Alan_James
Owns vBilletinsoftLICENSE
 
Alan_James's Avatar
 

Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Blurred house in Lot 1017 of SP163199
Posts: 4,566

Gameroom cash: $291110
Liked 413 Times in 330 Posts
Like/STFU Ratio: 2.89 : 1
Alan_James is infamous around these parts with -1814 points...Alan_James is infamous around these parts with -1814 points...Alan_James is infamous around these parts with -1814 points...Alan_James is infamous around these parts with -1814 points...Alan_James is infamous around these parts with -1814 points...Alan_James is infamous around these parts with -1814 points...Alan_James is infamous around these parts with -1814 points...Alan_James is infamous around these parts with -1814 points...Alan_James is infamous around these parts with -1814 points...Alan_James is infamous around these parts with -1814 points...Alan_James is infamous around these parts with -1814 points...Alan_James is infamous around these parts with -1814 points...
Default

The 350 cc "Bullet" by Royal Enfield still has drum brakes.
Alan_James is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Sun 04/15/2012, 01:06 PM   #4
themonk
got his nun
 
themonk's Avatar
 

Join Date: Jun 2008
Posts: 47,173

Gameroom cash: $151130
Liked 2,755 Times in 1,890 Posts
Like/STFU Ratio: 57.4 : 1
themonk is a splendid one to behold with 1792 points...themonk is a splendid one to behold with 1792 points...themonk is a splendid one to behold with 1792 points...themonk is a splendid one to behold with 1792 points...themonk is a splendid one to behold with 1792 points...themonk is a splendid one to behold with 1792 points...themonk is a splendid one to behold with 1792 points...themonk is a splendid one to behold with 1792 points...themonk is a splendid one to behold with 1792 points...themonk is a splendid one to behold with 1792 points...themonk is a splendid one to behold with 1792 points...themonk is a splendid one to behold with 1792 points...
Default

It's made to be inexpensive so it markets well in less affluent areas. Drums, particularly mechanical ones, are simpler and more easily repaired by a guy under a tree.
Likes: (1)
themonk is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Sun 04/15/2012, 01:42 PM   #5
tink
My Fawking leg hurts

 
tink's Avatar
 

Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Flintstone Ga.
Posts: 13,845

Gameroom cash: $161480
Liked 2,021 Times in 1,059 Posts
Like/STFU Ratio: 96.24 : 1
tink is a splendid one to behold with 1680 points...tink is a splendid one to behold with 1680 points...tink is a splendid one to behold with 1680 points...tink is a splendid one to behold with 1680 points...tink is a splendid one to behold with 1680 points...tink is a splendid one to behold with 1680 points...tink is a splendid one to behold with 1680 points...tink is a splendid one to behold with 1680 points...tink is a splendid one to behold with 1680 points...tink is a splendid one to behold with 1680 points...tink is a splendid one to behold with 1680 points...tink is a splendid one to behold with 1680 points...
Default

Originally Posted by themonk View Post
It's made to be inexpensive so it markets well in less affluent areas. Drums, particularly mechanical ones, are simpler and more easily repaired by a guy under a tree.
this is true but Drums on their own bring the suck. my pan when I first built it had just a mech rear drum, didnt take long to add duel disc up front.
tink is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Sun 04/15/2012, 01:51 PM   #6
themonk
got his nun
 
themonk's Avatar
 

Join Date: Jun 2008
Posts: 47,173

Gameroom cash: $151130
Liked 2,755 Times in 1,890 Posts
Like/STFU Ratio: 57.4 : 1
themonk is a splendid one to behold with 1792 points...themonk is a splendid one to behold with 1792 points...themonk is a splendid one to behold with 1792 points...themonk is a splendid one to behold with 1792 points...themonk is a splendid one to behold with 1792 points...themonk is a splendid one to behold with 1792 points...themonk is a splendid one to behold with 1792 points...themonk is a splendid one to behold with 1792 points...themonk is a splendid one to behold with 1792 points...themonk is a splendid one to behold with 1792 points...themonk is a splendid one to behold with 1792 points...themonk is a splendid one to behold with 1792 points...
Default

Originally Posted by tink View Post
this is true but Drums on their own bring the suck. my pan when I first built it had just a mech rear drum, didnt take long to add duel disc up front.
Drums alone do suck. This is why pretty much anybody who hops up an older car converts them to discs as well. It is why I've idly contemplated putting discs on the rear of my XJunk, though not that seriously.
themonk is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Sun 04/15/2012, 02:14 PM   #7
miwico
SISU!
 
miwico's Avatar
 

Join Date: Jun 2008
Posts: 41,675

Gameroom cash: $165136
Liked 2,845 Times in 2,147 Posts
Like/STFU Ratio: 22.23 : 1
miwico is a splendid one to behold with 1687 points...miwico is a splendid one to behold with 1687 points...miwico is a splendid one to behold with 1687 points...miwico is a splendid one to behold with 1687 points...miwico is a splendid one to behold with 1687 points...miwico is a splendid one to behold with 1687 points...miwico is a splendid one to behold with 1687 points...miwico is a splendid one to behold with 1687 points...miwico is a splendid one to behold with 1687 points...miwico is a splendid one to behold with 1687 points...miwico is a splendid one to behold with 1687 points...miwico is a splendid one to behold with 1687 points...
Default

I think you will be fine with either one.
miwico is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Sun 04/15/2012, 07:51 PM   #8
John
Transplant
 
John's Avatar
 

Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: North Cackalacka
Posts: 40,370

Gameroom cash: $245174
Liked 2,173 Times in 1,703 Posts
Like/STFU Ratio: 4.45 : 1
John has disabled reputation with 1652 points...
Default

Originally Posted by themonk View Post
Drums alone do suck. This is why pretty much anybody who hops up an older car converts them to discs as well. It is why I've idly contemplated putting discs on the rear of my XJunk, though not that seriously.
The only vehicle that I've owned with rear drums that had good brakes was my '08 Silverado. You would have never guessed that it had rear drums.

I don't know much about motorcycles, but I've never seen on with drum brakes. Even my MTB has hydraulic disk brakes.
John is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Sun 04/15/2012, 07:53 PM   #9
tink
My Fawking leg hurts

 
tink's Avatar
 

Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Flintstone Ga.
Posts: 13,845

Gameroom cash: $161480
Liked 2,021 Times in 1,059 Posts
Like/STFU Ratio: 96.24 : 1
tink is a splendid one to behold with 1680 points...tink is a splendid one to behold with 1680 points...tink is a splendid one to behold with 1680 points...tink is a splendid one to behold with 1680 points...tink is a splendid one to behold with 1680 points...tink is a splendid one to behold with 1680 points...tink is a splendid one to behold with 1680 points...tink is a splendid one to behold with 1680 points...tink is a splendid one to behold with 1680 points...tink is a splendid one to behold with 1680 points...tink is a splendid one to behold with 1680 points...tink is a splendid one to behold with 1680 points...
Default

many modern cruiser style bikes have rear drums. Harley aint one of them.
tink is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Sun 04/15/2012, 07:55 PM   #10
tink
My Fawking leg hurts

 
tink's Avatar
 

Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Flintstone Ga.
Posts: 13,845

Gameroom cash: $161480
Liked 2,021 Times in 1,059 Posts
Like/STFU Ratio: 96.24 : 1
tink is a splendid one to behold with 1680 points...tink is a splendid one to behold with 1680 points...tink is a splendid one to behold with 1680 points...tink is a splendid one to behold with 1680 points...tink is a splendid one to behold with 1680 points...tink is a splendid one to behold with 1680 points...tink is a splendid one to behold with 1680 points...tink is a splendid one to behold with 1680 points...tink is a splendid one to behold with 1680 points...tink is a splendid one to behold with 1680 points...tink is a splendid one to behold with 1680 points...tink is a splendid one to behold with 1680 points...
Default

75% of stopping on a bike is generated by the front brakes, rear drums aren't that big of a deal usually.
tink is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Sun 04/15/2012, 07:56 PM   #11
John
Transplant
 
John's Avatar
 

Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: North Cackalacka
Posts: 40,370

Gameroom cash: $245174
Liked 2,173 Times in 1,703 Posts
Like/STFU Ratio: 4.45 : 1
John has disabled reputation with 1652 points...
Default

Originally Posted by tink View Post
many modern cruiser style bikes have rear drums. Harley aint one of them.
I don't like those kind of bikes so that explains it. I would like a BMW touring bike though.

Originally Posted by tink View Post
75% of stopping on a bike is generated by the front brakes, rear drums aren't that big of a deal usually.
Yeah, I figured that out years ago when downhill MTBing.
John is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Sun 04/15/2012, 07:59 PM   #12
themonk
got his nun
 
themonk's Avatar
 

Join Date: Jun 2008
Posts: 47,173

Gameroom cash: $151130
Liked 2,755 Times in 1,890 Posts
Like/STFU Ratio: 57.4 : 1
themonk is a splendid one to behold with 1792 points...themonk is a splendid one to behold with 1792 points...themonk is a splendid one to behold with 1792 points...themonk is a splendid one to behold with 1792 points...themonk is a splendid one to behold with 1792 points...themonk is a splendid one to behold with 1792 points...themonk is a splendid one to behold with 1792 points...themonk is a splendid one to behold with 1792 points...themonk is a splendid one to behold with 1792 points...themonk is a splendid one to behold with 1792 points...themonk is a splendid one to behold with 1792 points...themonk is a splendid one to behold with 1792 points...
Default

Originally Posted by tink View Post
75% of stopping on a bike is generated by the front brakes, rear drums aren't that big of a deal usually.
This is also why I've seen cars need new front brakes at 30-50k miles while the rears last to almost 100k.

OTOH, when my fronts are worn out on my WRX, the rears are about there also.
themonk is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Sun 04/15/2012, 08:01 PM   #13
tink
My Fawking leg hurts

 
tink's Avatar
 

Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Flintstone Ga.
Posts: 13,845

Gameroom cash: $161480
Liked 2,021 Times in 1,059 Posts
Like/STFU Ratio: 96.24 : 1
tink is a splendid one to behold with 1680 points...tink is a splendid one to behold with 1680 points...tink is a splendid one to behold with 1680 points...tink is a splendid one to behold with 1680 points...tink is a splendid one to behold with 1680 points...tink is a splendid one to behold with 1680 points...tink is a splendid one to behold with 1680 points...tink is a splendid one to behold with 1680 points...tink is a splendid one to behold with 1680 points...tink is a splendid one to behold with 1680 points...tink is a splendid one to behold with 1680 points...tink is a splendid one to behold with 1680 points...
Default

Originally Posted by themonk View Post
This is also why I've seen cars need new front brakes at 30-50k miles while the rears last to almost 100k.

OTOH, when my fronts are worn out on my WRX, the rears are about there also.
the awd and perhaps traction control play a part in that?
tink is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Sun 04/15/2012, 08:03 PM   #14
John
Transplant
 
John's Avatar
 

Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: North Cackalacka
Posts: 40,370

Gameroom cash: $245174
Liked 2,173 Times in 1,703 Posts
Like/STFU Ratio: 4.45 : 1
John has disabled reputation with 1652 points...
Default

Originally Posted by themonk View Post
This is also why I've seen cars need new front brakes at 30-50k miles while the rears last to almost 100k.

OTOH, when my fronts are worn out on my WRX, the rears are about there also.
Cars used to be like that, but modern TC, stability control, and ABLS systems limit that. Especially, on trucks, SUVs, and performance vehicles. On my Xterra (~45k miles), my rear brakes are more worn than my fronts. A lot of that is attributed to my driving style.
John is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Sun 04/15/2012, 08:11 PM   #15
abqtj
Cat6A 4 LYF!
 
abqtj's Avatar
 

Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Albuquerque
Posts: 39,264

Gameroom cash: $270314
Liked 4,634 Times in 2,993 Posts
Like/STFU Ratio: 84.25 : 1
abqtj is a splendid one to behold with 1783 points...abqtj is a splendid one to behold with 1783 points...abqtj is a splendid one to behold with 1783 points...abqtj is a splendid one to behold with 1783 points...abqtj is a splendid one to behold with 1783 points...abqtj is a splendid one to behold with 1783 points...abqtj is a splendid one to behold with 1783 points...abqtj is a splendid one to behold with 1783 points...abqtj is a splendid one to behold with 1783 points...abqtj is a splendid one to behold with 1783 points...abqtj is a splendid one to behold with 1783 points...abqtj is a splendid one to behold with 1783 points...
Default

stop riding your brakes
abqtj is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Sun 04/15/2012, 08:41 PM   #16
John
Transplant
 
John's Avatar
 

Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: North Cackalacka
Posts: 40,370

Gameroom cash: $245174
Liked 2,173 Times in 1,703 Posts
Like/STFU Ratio: 4.45 : 1
John has disabled reputation with 1652 points...
Default

Me? I don't ride my brakes. Its from the ABLS system working on and offroad.
John is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Sun 04/15/2012, 09:56 PM   #17
themonk
got his nun
 
themonk's Avatar
 

Join Date: Jun 2008
Posts: 47,173

Gameroom cash: $151130
Liked 2,755 Times in 1,890 Posts
Like/STFU Ratio: 57.4 : 1
themonk is a splendid one to behold with 1792 points...themonk is a splendid one to behold with 1792 points...themonk is a splendid one to behold with 1792 points...themonk is a splendid one to behold with 1792 points...themonk is a splendid one to behold with 1792 points...themonk is a splendid one to behold with 1792 points...themonk is a splendid one to behold with 1792 points...themonk is a splendid one to behold with 1792 points...themonk is a splendid one to behold with 1792 points...themonk is a splendid one to behold with 1792 points...themonk is a splendid one to behold with 1792 points...themonk is a splendid one to behold with 1792 points...
Default

Originally Posted by tink View Post
the awd and perhaps traction control play a part in that?
My car's "traction control" is a good old fashioned limited slip in the back. AWD only has an effect on propulsion unless you consider compression braking which doesn't use the real brakes. With the differential action in the middle, any effect by the AWD on my brake life would be eliminated unlike perhaps in the XJunk which has no center diff.
Likes: (1)
themonk is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Sun 04/15/2012, 10:26 PM   #18
wct097
Burrito Syndicate
 
wct097's Avatar
 

Join Date: Jun 2008
Posts: 24,510

Gameroom cash: $193201
Liked 2,657 Times in 1,859 Posts
Like/STFU Ratio: 5.84 : 1
wct097 is a splendid one to behold with 1708 points...wct097 is a splendid one to behold with 1708 points...wct097 is a splendid one to behold with 1708 points...wct097 is a splendid one to behold with 1708 points...wct097 is a splendid one to behold with 1708 points...wct097 is a splendid one to behold with 1708 points...wct097 is a splendid one to behold with 1708 points...wct097 is a splendid one to behold with 1708 points...wct097 is a splendid one to behold with 1708 points...wct097 is a splendid one to behold with 1708 points...wct097 is a splendid one to behold with 1708 points...wct097 is a splendid one to behold with 1708 points...
Default

Discs > Drums
__________________
Guests can not view signatures. Please register to view.
wct097 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Sun 04/15/2012, 10:27 PM   #19
themonk
got his nun
 
themonk's Avatar
 

Join Date: Jun 2008
Posts: 47,173

Gameroom cash: $151130
Liked 2,755 Times in 1,890 Posts
Like/STFU Ratio: 57.4 : 1
themonk is a splendid one to behold with 1792 points...themonk is a splendid one to behold with 1792 points...themonk is a splendid one to behold with 1792 points...themonk is a splendid one to behold with 1792 points...themonk is a splendid one to behold with 1792 points...themonk is a splendid one to behold with 1792 points...themonk is a splendid one to behold with 1792 points...themonk is a splendid one to behold with 1792 points...themonk is a splendid one to behold with 1792 points...themonk is a splendid one to behold with 1792 points...themonk is a splendid one to behold with 1792 points...themonk is a splendid one to behold with 1792 points...
Default

Originally Posted by wct097 View Post
Discs > Drums
Well no shit.
Likes: (2)
themonk is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools

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

Forum Jump: Jump to Off-Topic


Affiliate & Important Links
                         

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:19 AM.

Powered by vBulletin®
Software Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
See our TOS for DMCA compliance.
All Original Content Copyright © 2008 - 2014, Joe's Ultimate LLC.
Any unoriginal content remains Copyright © of their respective owners. We do not claim Copyright for material not originating from this website.
no new posts
Page generated in 0.28485 seconds with 38 queries