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Off Road Brakes Buyer's Guide

Oru Superbrake Performance Upgrade
James J. Weber | Writer
Posted August 1, 2007

The brake system is one of the most overlooked systems on our vehicles. Typically, until we hear the squealing from the pads, or we have ruptured a line while off-roading, we don't put much thought into brakes. This month, however, all of that is going to change! We have assembled some of today's hottest replacement components for your truck's brake system. Everything from fluid to complete systems to replacement lines has been included to hopefully spark your interest. Enjoy.

- Available for all '99-'04 Ford Super Duty trucks
- SuperBrakes are a complete thermally processed OEM replacement brake rotor and pad upgrade
- Increases rotor life up to five times
- Each rotor is treated to reduce internal stresses that cause premature cracking

For more information, contact: Off Road Unlimited, (818) 563-1208, www.offroadunlimited.com.

- Available for the all-new '08 Toyota Tundra
- Massive six-piston calipers
- Two-piece 14-inch floating brake discs
- Direct bolt-on application
- Fully compatible with Toyota's four-wheel ABS with Electronic Brake-Force Distribution system
- Does not affect the OE brake booster or master cylinder
- Works in forward, neutral, reverse, and park gears

For more information, contact: Brembo North America, (714) 641-5831, www.brembo.com.

- Braided stainless steel flexline kits are manufactured to the highest quality standards and are the perfect replacement for the OE rubber hoses found on factory brake systems
- Available in three styles and have been designed for each Ford or Chevrolet/GMC truck
- Premium-grade flexlines are durable and provide "hard line" pedal response under the most demanding conditions
- Available in assorted lengths for various applications, including lifted vehicles

For more information, contact: Wilwood Engineering, (805) 388-1188, www.wilwood.com.

- 16-inch directional, staggered-vane rotors
- Forged billet TC six-piston calipers
- System has been designed to resist deflection under heavy braking
- Decreases stopping distance over OE system
- Available for all Ford, Chevrolet, and Hummer trucks and SUVs

For more information, contact: Wilwood Engineering, (805) 388-1188, www.wilwood.com.

- Manufactured from aircraft-grade aluminum
- Provides accurate disc-brake fluid distribution and helps maintain correct brake bias
- Built-in brake-light switch

For more information, contact: Stainless Steel Brakes Corp., (800) 448-7722, www.ssbrakes.com.

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