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Weighed my AEV Jeep wrangler Rubicon 2014 and at 6300 lbs loaded, with passengers. I will be adding a rooftop tent that will add 150 lbs.

Which big brake kit would you use? I am looking at three right now, Tereflex, Mopar, Dynatrack

The big question is should I get a big brake kit with new calipers? Dynatrack says you don't need them and their kit reuses the stock calipers. Tereflex and Mopar come with new duel piston calipers.

Note AEV wheels have minimal clearance but AEV says the Dynatrack will fit.

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Go with the Mopar, it includes the J8 brake booster and master cylinder and reservoir and that will let you take advantage of the dual piston calipers. Or you can mix and match to save some money, buy the J8brake booster and cylinder and the crown big brake kit.
 

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If I remember correctly the mopar kit uses Ram calipers, pads, not sure on the rotors? I mention this because you don't want to buy a kit that uses expensive one off replacement parts.
A kit that just uses caliper brackets and rotors will give you a mechanical advantage but to get the real deal you need a hydraulic advantage also and with that you need calipers and a master cylinder.
 

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Decided to go with Dynatrack ProGrip. For $1119 delivered. I get 4 oversized rotors, over size brake pads and new caliper housings re-using the stock calipers. Yes I know twin or more piston caliper can give you more braking force. But the sales pitch and the forum reviews claim that this set up improves the brakes considerably and this is all you need.


I will install myself and give a review.
 

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I have the dynatrac. While it was a very nice system with my 35s it hasnt impressed with 37s. Since I already have the larger discs I will be getting the mopar J8 booster/MC and the crown dual calipers. Ive run the Dyna rotors with the original pads, black magic and now EBC green F&R. Its ok. I want better. My jeep weighs 62xx IIRC, with NO one in it. hahahah.
 

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OP here, installed the Dynatrack last week and did the required brake in. On my heavy overland Rubicon with 35's, and up to 6400 lbs, and so far much better braking control than stock. Much better and very happy with the brake upgrades the braking now feels good for my heavy rig.

I did want the duel caliper pistons but the stock single as advertised is good. Please post up when you change out your calipers to duel pistons. That would be good information for all of us upgrading the brakes.
 

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I had the Vanco big brake kit on my LJ and it was an improvement but when Blaine (mrblaine) installed hydro assist steering and hydro assist breaking (replacing the vacuum master cylinder) holy cow what a huge improvement. I'm talking a mega improvement - braking improved by a factor of 2x. I'm on 37s and I weigh in at around 5k pounds and have full vehicle control on steep descents.
 
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