Magura "Jack" Brake Tough Enough ?



2 replies to this topic
  • HighPlainsWR

Posted June 16, 2003 - 04:17 PM

#1

I'm at odds with my bike tech. Usually he's right, but this time I think he's wrong.

Got a WR450 with a Revloc clutch and want a hydraulic left-hand brake with a T-Joint/Check Ball steel braided in to my rear caliper. I say a good juice clutch like a Magura "Jack" will do the job of actuating the rear brake calipers. He says it has to be a beefier juice clutch off a street bike (yuk !).

Who do you think is right ?

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  • Brian_in_Long_Beach

Posted June 19, 2003 - 09:53 AM

#2

Figure out the bore diameter and the stroke of the stock rear brake M/C and find something that is similar. Might be the Magura 'Jack' might not be. Somewhere around here there was a post with an aftermarket m/c set-up for this type of thing. Might try searching?

Brian

  • TeamScream

Posted June 22, 2003 - 06:26 PM

#3

Another issue with the Magura Juice (clutch) is that it uses mineral oil and not brake fluid, so that rules that out as a brake actuator unless you rig a way for the rod that pulls in on the Magura slave cylinder to actually pull up on the actuator of the slave for the rear brake caliper.




 
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