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post #1 of 51 Old 05-17-2009, 04:15 PM Thread Starter
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EBPV brake completed!!

I finally did the brake mod with the help of my father in law. It was kind of a pain, but it was worth it. Even with an auto the truck really slows down nice. The transgo tugger shift kit helps with the lock up really good too. i have it setup with an 3 position engine brake switch thats on/off/on. High is always on and low is on with the brake lights. Let me know if you guys have any questions about this mod.

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Congrats, I just did mine last week!

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Do you have a TC lockup on yours?

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I finally did the brake mod with the help of my father in law. It was kind of a pain, but it was worth it. Even with an auto the truck really slows down nice. The transgo tugger shift kit helps with the lock up really good too. i have it setup with an 3 position engine brake switch thats on/off/on. High is always on and low is on with the brake lights. Let me know if you guys have any questions about this mod.

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I'll get a pic of my switch setup when i get home if its not too dark.

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I'll get a pic of my switch setup when i get home if its not too dark.
Sweet! Thanks, dieseldan. I'd like to check it out!

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Anything in particular you'd like to see? The switch is a carling brand engine brake switch. The rest of the mod is just wiring.

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Anything in particular you'd like to see? The switch is a carling brand engine brake switch. The rest of the mod is just wiring.
Anything you can get with your camera. I just like seeing projects like this, I think they're cool.....................& I get jealous 'cause I don't have any $$$$ to do anything right now.

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It only cost about 25 bucks to do and i used an expensive switch. You could do it with a cheap switch for about 5-6 bucks.

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It only cost about 25 bucks to do and i used an expensive switch. You could do it with a cheap switch for about 5-6 bucks.
$5-$6 to me right now is like $100! Did you do your's with the TC lockup? & if you did, do you have the light that lets you know the TC's locked?

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