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231mm brake upgrade PROBLEM on 2001 Taco dbl cab

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by baloo, Mar 20, 2012.

  1. Mar 20, 2012 at 3:25 PM
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    baloo

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    Ran into a problem upgrading my 2001 Toyota Tacoma dbl cab to the 231 mm Tundra Brakes. The Tacoma uses a banjo fitting, which as I read through the many write-ups didn't see any mention of. In fact one writeup on t4r.org showed the 231mm install with the banjo fitting.

    In either case, I am kinda stuck on what to do and wanted to see what others have done. Don't want to have to put back together and double work, so without a vehicle till I figure this out.

    This is the old caliper

    2012-03-20_16-39-35_449_89af76fe826ea506e6c1c94bd128ba7cfd112f12.jpg

    This is the bolt for the banjo fitting;

    2012-03-20_16-39-52_356_bbb4449dd63dffb203525370180da875781d066c.jpg

    This the the new caliper, which generally uses a hardline fitting;

    2012-03-20_16-38-57_715_c20e75603805c6137113e022cd64cdc1a8ac461c.jpg

    Any suggestions?
     
  2. Mar 20, 2012 at 9:30 PM
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    from some of the write-ups i've read:


    Modifications required:
    -Bending the dust cover / disk shield.
    -Drilling out the end of the banjo bolt approx 1/8”-1/4” deep.
     
  3. Mar 20, 2012 at 10:09 PM
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