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Did you swap the Prop valve?If not, Maybe to a true "40/40", might make them a little more responsive.

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Thanks Nate! Yeah I didn't change anything on the car, so the prop valve is the same. I wouldn't know where to begin on that...maybe a tC or something with 4 wheels DB?

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Hey I didn't know where else to post this, so I figure I'd just add to this one. Pretty easy to do, you just have to sink some time into it. Looks good. I will try and post up some clean car pics tomorrow. I love how the braking feels now. Things stops on a dime! Totally changes the look of the car. 5 days worth of work and the car looks and feels completely different.
 

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I would defiantly recommend swaping the prop valve out. I'm not familiar with what the TC's distribution it but something with four wheel discs will be better than our stockers for sure. I'd try to stay in the Toyota family just because the line routing is going to be similar. I know The Integra RS Has a true 40/40. Its an easy swap. Just need a flare nut wrench should be 10mm, a 40/40 prop valve, a Jug O Brake Fluid and an extra foot. Swap it out and do a nice full brake bleed. I like to do a full system bleed every year in a half or so just to keep it fresh.

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Haha nate buy the parts and I am there! The best thing is if you buy Rcurry's assembled kit it is almost plug and play. Would literally take 2 people 2 hours to install!!!
 

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Prop valve would probably only take it from 70/30 to 60/40. I don't see the point. We aren't trying to stop a 40,000 lb big rig. Lol
Very true, but the %10 would make a world of difference not to mention taking the ease off the front pads slightly evening the wear out and Seems Like worth the extra $50-60 bucks and an hours worth of time. Just my .02

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I don't know any of the technical terms, but there is some brake fade that has been taken care of by the SS brake lines. As you are traveling to a complete stop, there is some loss of strength with the pedal under hard braking. All of that is gone now. Honestly, probably the biggest improvement would be found with the SS brake lines. Also, the car no longer has the "ass lift" it used to have with last minute hard braking. The height of the car remains even and it no longer feels as if the car is going to flip forward. I love it!
 

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whitej47, great job; and thanks for the detailed pictorial.

I cannot tell from the views; at each rear wheel, did you run the new brake hose through the eyelet bracket where the original brake hose junctioned with the metal brake line? Or, did it seem necessary to secure the new hose anywhere along the routing?
 

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Thanks! The rear lines are direct replacements, but they are different lengths than the xb ones due to the banjo bolt being in an entirely different location. They install exactly like the stock lines in the stock locations.
 

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Joe, looks great man! I have to give Joe props on all the work he put into this conversion. I have the machinery to do this at anytime. He managed to do this conversion with all hand tools! The complete kits are MUCH easier to do and as he said, it takes about as much time as it takes to install spacers. Thanks for the DIY, it helps people understand whats involved in doing it in DIY form! Thanks again, and enjoy the new brakes.
 

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Joe, we need to wrap up your DIY (to preserve its integrity).

If anyone has questions for Joe, or Mike/Rcurry23, the man behind the conversion (so good to see you around this camp, my brother), shoot 'em a PM.
 
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