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Old 07-16-2022, 04:57 AM
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Default Need help identifying brakes

Hi all,
I'm trying to find replacement rotors. My brake setup is not matco - i believe it's cleveland but would like to verify.
From doing a bit of searching, the calipers are supposed to have a sticker on them, but no sticker is present. The only number I see on the left caliper is cast into the caliper, and looks like 405 to me.

Are liners / pads interchangeable between matco and cleveland? vans only lists one type for 5x5 wheels.

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Old 07-16-2022, 05:41 AM
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They look like the Clevelands i have on mine. And yes, Cleveland and Matco pads are interchangeable. Rapco also makes pads to fit them.
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Old 07-16-2022, 07:56 AM
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Look like Parker/Cleveland. Was standard on RV's for years. If they are this is probably the replacement # RA164-01700 Check spruce as an example.
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Old 07-16-2022, 05:27 PM
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Appreciate it guys. Thanks for confirming. Ordered the RA164-01700 from Spruce.
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Old 07-16-2022, 06:10 PM
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I haven't been thrilled with Rapco linings. I recommend the APS brakes.

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Old 07-16-2022, 09:52 PM
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I haven't been thrilled with Rapco linings. I recommend the APS brakes.

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Interesting - I’ve used nothing but the Rapco’s for years and never had a problem. Usually get several years out of a set on each of the planes. What kind of issues have you had? Just curious…..
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Old 07-17-2022, 06:59 AM
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Interesting - I’ve used nothing but the Rapco’s for years and never had a problem. Usually get several years out of a set on each of the planes. What kind of issues have you had? Just curious…..
The Rapco linings seem to crack and look like they are falling apart even though the thickness is still there. I'll see if I have some old linings in the hangar and post pics. Someone else posted about this and I experienced the same thing.

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Old 07-17-2022, 07:32 AM
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are they getting too hot? might want to check the thickness of your rotors while you're in there
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Old 07-17-2022, 06:56 PM
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Check for a label on the other side of the brake fitting, that's where I found mine.
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Old 07-17-2022, 11:16 PM
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Maybe the rivets are installed too tight and that will cause the lining to crack overtime and heat.
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