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Kodiak Disc Brake Caliper - KodaGuard - 3,500 lbs to 6,000 lbs

Kodiak Disc Brake Caliper - KodaGuard - 3,500 lbs to 6,000 lbs

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KDBC225KG - Caliper Kodiak Accessories and Parts
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Caliper is constructed of cast iron and plated with KodaGuard for superior rust-resistant durability. Includes oversize piston for increased braking torque and high-performance, ceramic brake pads. Call 800-298-1624 to order Kodiak accessories and parts part number KDBC225KG or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Kodiak products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Kodiak Disc Brake Caliper - KodaGuard - 3,500 lbs to 6,000 lbs. Accessories and Parts reviews from real customers.
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Kodiak Accessories and Parts

  • Trailer Brakes
  • Disc Brakes
  • Kodiak
  • Caliper Parts
  • Caliper
  • 3500 lbs
  • 6000 lbs

Caliper is constructed of cast iron and plated with KodaGuard for superior rust-resistant durability. Includes oversize piston for increased braking torque and high-performance, ceramic brake pads.


  • Cast iron construction prevents flexing - keeps braking torque consistent
  • Self-adjusting design ensures smooth, even braking
  • Low-drag ability retracts piston farther than traditional models
    • Less friction leads to a cooler-running brake
  • 2-1/4" Piston is 30 percent larger than in most disc brake systems
    • Increased braking torque
    • Shorter stopping distance
  • Ceramic brake pads provide superior performance for more consistent braking
    • Withstand high temperatures for maximum wear
  • Stainless steel backing plates on brake pads prevent corrosion
  • KodaGuard plating provides excellent corrosion resistance for freshwater or saltwater use
    • 1,992 Hour salt-spray rating
  • Caliper includes:
    • 2 Stainless steel guide bolts
    • Dual-port bleed screw
    • Stainless steel piston
    • Ceramic brake pads


  • Application: disc brakes with the following
    • Axle rating: 3,500 lbs - 6,000 lbs
    • Rotor diameter: 10" and 12"
  • Piston diameter: 2-1/4"
  • 3-Year warranty

DBC-225-KG Kodiak Disc Brake Caliper - KodaGuard Finish - 3,500 lbs - 6,000 lbs

Item # KDBC225KG

Video of Kodiak Disc Brake Caliper - KodaGuard - 3,500 lbs to 6,000 lbs

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Video Transcript for Review of Kodiak Trailer Brakes - KDBC225KG

Today we're going to take a look at the Kodiak Disc Brake Caliper with the KodaGuard finish for 3,500 pound to 6,000 pound axles. Now this is a cast iron construction, prevents flexing, keeps your braking torque consistent. It has a self-adjusting design, so it does ensure smooth, even braking. And it offers a low drag ability, which will retract the piston further than traditional models, gives you less friction, leads to a cooler running brake. The piston on this.. Let me move the brake pad here...

The piston on the inside here is a two and a quarter inch diameter piston, which is about 30% larger than in most disc brake systems. Gives you increased braking torque, shorter stopping distances. The brake pads that are included are ceramic brake pads, provide superior performance for more consistent braking. And they withstand high temperatures for maximum wear. If you notice the backing plates on them or a stainless steel backing plate to help prevent corrosion.And if you notice the blue color on them, that is a KodaGuard plating, which will provide excellent corrosion resistance for freshwater or saltwater use.

It has a 1,992-hour salt spray rating on it. This caliper will include the two stainless steel guide bolts, the dual port bleed screws. We mentioned the stainless steel piston and the ceramic brake pads. Specs, the application for this is disc brakes on 3,500 pound to 6,000 pound axles, with rotor diameters, 10 inch and 12 inch. And we mentioned the piston diameter on this is two and a quarter inches.But that should do it for the review on the Kodiak Disc Brake Caliper with the KodaGuard finish, for 3,500 pounds to 6,000 pound axles..

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Kodiak Disc Brake Caliper - KodaGuard - 3,500 lbs to 6,000 lbs - KDBC225KG

Average Customer Rating:  4.5 out of 5 stars   (13 Customer Reviews)

Caliper is constructed of cast iron and plated with KodaGuard for superior rust-resistant durability. Includes oversize piston for increased braking torque and high-performance, ceramic brake pads.




I changed out two tie down calipers and pads for these kodiak calipers and pads. These are much more heavy duty.the finesh look tough. I had a tough time mounting the one on the left side of my westco trailer. Very little clearance, since the kodiak slide bolts are larger and longer than the tie down. My wife came out and said a little prayer, and they went on.! The one on the right side went on with ease. Had to be more clearance on the right side than the left. I kept the same roters . Cleaned and buffed with drill and wire brush. They drag a little, but when I installed the ones I'm replacing they grug initially , but it went away. I hope I don't have an issue. I bled the lines after installation. I'm happy at the present. I got 4 years out of tie down. Will see how these do.


My Brake parts arrived on schedule and are exactly what I expected. All Good!!


Out with the old and in with the new. After bleeding all four calipers the brakes worked like they were brand new. I just hope the Kodaguard holds up to keep them from rusting. The old calipers were 6 years old.


The delivery was quick. Unfortunately, I bought this caliper to replace the one I bought last season. It froze up. The other side was fine. I was hoping to get more use out of them. Also, I bought the caliper not realizing that it came with brake pads. I bought another set of pads too. I guess I'll keep them as a backup.


I purchased 4 Kodiak KDBC225KG calipers to replace 10 year old Kodiak 225, plain, cast iron calipers on a twin axle EZ Loader trailer used to tow a 22 ft. Hewescraft sportfishing boat. The boat is used exclusively in saltwater in NW Washington state. The original calipers were fully functional, but the original friction pads had detached from the backing plates in 3 out of the 4 calipers. So, I decided to remove and replace the calipers and pads. Kodiak and the other manufacturers offer an array of options, from stainless steel rotors, calipers, friction pad backing plates etc., to basic cast iron components with varying degrees of surface treatment to resist corrosion. The Kodiak website briefly discusses the different coatings and the results of continuous testing with salt spray, not total immersion. I decided to give the Kodiak Kodaguard coating a try based on its advertised corrosion resistance and it's position, cost-wise, between stainless steel and untreated cast iron. The calipers arrived using standard, free shipping, in 5 business days, and well packaged. I was impressed by the appearance of the Kodaguard coated calipers and discovered that the friction pad backing plates included as part of the assembly, are stainless steel. This detail was not mentioned in the "etrailer" product description. I also want to acknowledge excellent communication from "etrailer"related to the shipping progress. I expect great performance from the Kodiak KDBC225KG calipers and pads but, since I'm currently completing the installation, I have yet to tow the boat and trailer with the new components installed.


Price was good. Shipping was quick. Trying the coated calipers with the stainless steel backing plate on the pads, this time. Even though the trailer and brake system is flushed after every use: it's always a problem keeping the calipers in working condition on a trailer that's always used in salt water. this trailer is 17 years old and still going strong.




The calipers were of good quality and f it.


Service is fantastic. Quality products. Fast, free delivery.


Product arrived on time and installed without any issues. The free shipping was an extra bonus and I hope they run the promotion again soon.


The parts I needed with the best price both on line and shopping local vendors. Fast free shipping makes it a "no brainier!"


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