Calipers to the front or rear?

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  1. RON REAGLE

    RON REAGLE FABO Gold Member FABO Gold Member

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    Installing a Pirate Jack disc brake set up and wonder which is correct. Calipers to the front or rear? Also using a complete QA1 front suspension with their sway bar. Any advantage either way?
     
  2. abodyjoe

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    This a big bolt kit? If so they can go in any location. Most will put them to the rear in order to clear a sway bar.
     
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    • SGBARRACUDA

      SGBARRACUDA ROY FABO Gold Member

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      Rear mount will keep the calipers out of the way of the sway bar.
       
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      • RON REAGLE

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        This is a small bolt set up although I am using the large ball joint style spindles. I was told by Pirate Jacks if I want to change to big bolt pattern later on I only have to change rotors to do so. Going to mount the calipers in the rear. Thanks Guys
         
      • RustyRatRod

        RustyRatRod I was born on a Monday. Not last Monday. FABO Gold Member

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        I would install them whichever way puts the bleeder screw at the top. Some kits have the bleeder screw on one end and a plug on the other so you can swap them, but I don't know which kit you have.
         
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        SGBARRACUDA ROY FABO Gold Member

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        Most of the time all is needed to get the bleeder at the top is to swap sides.
         
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          Doesnt matter as far as performance goes.
           
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          • 72Dart6pack

            72Dart6pack Harder Better Faster Stronger.

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            My setup.

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