Another Disc Conversion? Proportioning Valve Options

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  1. Divenut

    Divenut Well-Known Member

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    Hey folks,

    Yet another question as I compile the parts for my Wilwood front disc conversion. Looking at proportioning valve options and considering this Wilwood adjustable unit, "Wilwood 260-8419 Aluminum/Steel Knob Adjustable Disk Brake Proportioning Valve" or the Mopar PV6070MOP piece that includes a new metering block as well as the proportioning valve.

    The adjustable piece is appealing, but I am wondering if I will need to get a new metering block? Or can I retain the OEM metering block (Car came with drums all around)?

    I did a search which only resulted in more questions! LOL!

    Thanks as always,
    Pat
     
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    Drum brake cars don't have a proportioning valve. Originally these are for disc brake cars as these are in need of "proportioning". Are you referring to the distribution block that senses lack of pressure between front and back?
     
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      Exactly. I need to get a disc/drum proportioning valve for the front disc conversion I'm doing. Trying to determine if I can use the existing metering block with the adjustable proportioning valve and/or a new OEM style disc/drum proportioning valve.

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      I would think that adding an adjustable valve to the rear line should do the trick. Good luck on your project.
       
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        That's what I was hoping to hear. Thanks for the reply man.

        Be well,
        Pat
         
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