Kodiak Disc Brake Kit - 13" Rotor - 8 on 6-1/2 - E-Coat - 9/16" Bolts - 7,000 lbs

Kodiak Disc Brake Kit - 13" Rotor - 8 on 6-1/2 - E-Coat - 9/16" Bolts - 7,000 lbs

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  • Disc Brakes
  • 7000 lbs Axle
  • Rotor
  • 16 Inch Wheel
  • 16-1/2 Inch Wheel
  • 17 Inch Wheel
  • 17-1/2 Inch Wheel
  • Kodiak
  • Brake Set
  • 8 on 6-1/2
Trailer disc brake kit includes 2 assemblies with e-coated rotors, calipers and mounting brackets. Assemblies fit 7,000-lb axles and 16" and larger wheels. The 13" rotor features an 8 on 6-1/2 bolt pattern. Lowest Prices for the best trailer brakes from Kodiak. Kodiak Disc Brake Kit - 13" Rotor - 8 on 6-1/2 - E-Coat - 9/16" Bolts - 7,000 lbs part number K2R79E can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.


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Kodiak Trailer Brakes - K2R79E

Trailer disc brake kit includes 2 assemblies with e-coated rotors, calipers and mounting brackets. Assemblies fit 7,000-lb axles and 16" and larger wheels. The 13" rotor features an 8 on 6-1/2 bolt pattern.


Features:

  • Brake assemblies make it easy to change from an idler axle to a disc brake axle
  • Disc brakes deliver better performance than drum brakes
    • More consistent stopping, even at highway speeds
    • Dramatically shorter stopping distance
  • Maintenance costs are lower than for drum brakes
    • Fewer moving parts to maintain, repair and replace
  • E-coat finish provides corrosion resistance for freshwater and limited saltwater use
  • Slip-on, cast iron, over-the-hub rotors
    • Fit over standard idler hub and are held in place by wheel and wheel bolts
    • Remove easily for maintenance
      • No need to replace entire hub-and-rotor assembly if only hub or rotor becomes damaged
    • Increase distance from hub face to hub face by 1/2"
    • Prevent heat-related damage with vented design that effectively dissipates heat
  • Cast iron calipers are self-adjusting for smooth, equal braking
    • Cast iron construction does not flex like aluminum
    • Low-drag design retracts piston farther than other calipers for a cooler-running brake
    • Silver-cadmium-plated piston is 2-1/2" in diameter - 30 percent larger than other brands
      • More braking torque than the competition
    • High-performance, ceramic brake pads
  • Ductile iron mounting brackets provide strength and durability
    • Side-support design ensures that load is placed on bracket, not bolts
    • Extra embossing for additional thread contact ensures tight, secure mounting for caliper guide bolts
    • 5-Bolt brake flange mounting configuration - weld-on flange sold separately
  • Kit includes 2 full brake assemblies
    • 2 E-coated, cast iron rotors
    • 2 E-coated, cast iron calipers
    • 2 E-coated, ductile iron caliper-mounting brackets
    • 4 Stainless steel caliper-mounting bolts
  • Hydraulic brake actuator and lines (sold separately) are required for brakes to be activated
    • Requires psi rating of at least 1,500


Specs:

  • Fits:
    • Axle capacity: 7,000 lbs
      • #42 Spindle
    • Wheel size: 16" and larger
  • Bolt pattern: 8 on 6-1/2"
  • Wheel bolt diameter: 9/16"
  • Rotor diameter: 13"
  • Brake flange configuration: 5 bolt
  • 3-Year warranty


Disc Brakes

More and more people are switching their trailers over to disc brakes, and with good reason. Disc brakes deliver consistent braking - even at highway speeds - unlike drum brakes, which often show a substantial drop in braking torque at higher speeds. In addition, disc brakes offer a substantially shorter stopping distance than drum brakes.

Disc brake calipers have only one moving part, rather than the many found in drum brakes. This means that there are fewer parts to maintain, fewer parts to get damaged and fewer parts to have to repair or replace, thus reducing maintenance costs.


Over-the-Hub Rotor

Kodiak's slip-on, cast iron rotor makes it easy to convert an idler axle to a disc brake axle. Simply place the rotor over your hub. It is most often wheel bolt piloted for a loose fit and then held in place by the wheel itself. With a separate rotor and hub, you can easily repair or replace one element of your brake system without having to junk the whole thing.


Calipers

Kodiak calipers are constructed of cast iron to prevent flexing. Less flex means more braking torque, resulting in smooth, even braking every time. The corrosion-resistant stainless steel piston is 30 percent larger than standard pistons, ensuring shorter stopping distance and increased torque. In addition, the unique low-drag design of Kodiak's calipers allows the piston to retract farther than in most standard models, giving you a cooler-running brake.


Mounting Brackets

Designed for axles with 5-bolt brake flange configurations, the included mounting brackets are made of heavy-duty ductile iron that is embossed to provide additional threading for guide bolts. The added thread strength ensures a tighter, more secure connection between the caliper and bracket. Another unique feature of Kodiak's brackets is the side-support angle, which guarantees that the load is carried by the bracket, rather than the bolts.



2/R-133-7-9-EEE-K Kodiak Disc Brakes - 2 Wheel Set - Rotor Only - E-Coat Finish - 9/16" Wheel Bolts - 7,000 lbs

Replaces 2/RCM-133-7-9-E



K2R79E Installation InstructionsInstallation Details K2R79E Installation instructions



Video of Kodiak Disc Brake Kit - 13" Rotor - 8 on 6-1/2 - E-Coat - 9/16" Bolts - 7,000 lbs


Videos are provided as a guide only. Refer to manufacturer installation instructions and specs for complete information.




Video Transcript for Kodiak Disc Brake Kit Review

Speaker 1: Today we're going to be taking a look at the Kodiak line of Disc Brake Kits. Now, these kits are available in multiple configurations to fit multiple size axles. They're also available in several different finishes.A disc brake kit like this one from Kodiak is an excellent solution to give us good braking force. Typically, for this kit anyway, you're looking at like a 3500-pound axle. A lot of boat applications, you're hauling a boat sometimes miles and miles and miles, and without brakes on your trailer, you put a lot of unnecessary stress and strain on your truck. A braking kit like this allows us to take the stress, the strain off the braking system on our truck but also gives us a safer ride.In this application we've got a surge coupler at the front of the trailer, so as the truck slows it applies the hydraulic fluid pressure, squeezing our caliper together giving us excellent stopping abilities.

The rotors, calipers, and the ceramic pads are all automotive grade, so they're going to be made to the highest standards being sure we get excellent braking capabilities.Now when we compare a disc brake kit like this to a hydraulic drum-style brake, there are several advantages. Of course, we all know disc brakes tend to work better than drum brakes. They lock up less. We typically don't have the moisture being held inside. Especially in a marine application, that hub fills up with water, that moisture stays inside, causes some corrosion issues.

In this situation, once we bring these out of the water, everything's going to drain away. Air can get to it very readily and dry everything up.Another advantage we're going to get with this particular kit over the other disc brake kits available, the material composition is very corrosion-resistant. Our rotor, caliper, all stainless steel, plus they take that a step further, put a Dacramet finish all the way around. So that's going to work out really well, especially in a marine application like this, but also just on a utility trailer, keeping everything nice, corrosion-free. It's also going to be an excellent, excellent choice if you use it in a saltwater-type application.Something else you'll notice, pretty common on automobile applications, not usually on trailers, is going to be the ventilated rotor here.

So you've got two wear surfaces here and here. Those are going to be separated to allow air to flow freely in there and get everything cooled off to give us premium braking performance every time we hit those brakes.All right. With the bracket installed, we can move onto installing our rotor. That's one of the big benefits I like about this kit. You don't have the whole disc with the hub assembly in it.

So if you ever need to replace the disc, you're just replacing the disc, not your entire hub. This is going to fit right on our idler hub just like that, very common on automobile applications. They call this more like a top hat rotor where it it slides over your lugs, and then your wheel is actually going to hold that in and flush.Next, we'll move on to getting our caliper installed. Now the calipers can go either side. You don't have to have a left and a right. You can see we've got a bleeder screw on both sides. We want, of course, for our hydraulic connection to be facing in. Our slide bolts are going to come in this way just like that, and then these two portions are going to go on the back side of our bracket. So we slide that over, bring it in, and then we'll just push our bolts in, line them up with our holes and get them started. Now those do have loctite on them, so you'll just get them started a little bit, and then we'll use a 13mm socket and snug them on down.Now that we've got those snugged down, we'll use our torque wrench and we're going to torque them down to the specifications listed in the instructions. With our brake assemblies in place, it's time at this point to install our tire back on. Now, we do recommend using a torque wrench and torquing these down properly per the 1/2" stud application. Something we've seen, especially in the automobile industry, if you tighten these lug nuts down too much, you might cause that rotor to warp a little, decreasing your performance. That's going to complete our look at the Kodiak line of Disc Brake Kits.


Customer Reviews

Kodiak Disc Brake Kit - 13" Rotor - 8 on 6-1/2 - E-Coat - 9/16" Bolts - 7,000 lbs - K2R79E

Average Customer Rating:  5.0 out of 5 stars   (1 Customer Reviews)

Trailer disc brake kit includes 2 assemblies with e-coated rotors, calipers and mounting brackets. Assemblies fit 7,000-lb axles and 16" and larger wheels. The 13" rotor features an 8 on 6-1/2 bolt pattern.

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  • What Information is Needed to Convert from Drum Brakes to Disc Brakes
  • To convert your trailer from drum brakes to disc brakes you will first need a disc brake kit. The kit will come with hubs and rotors, calipers and mounting brackets. However, before I can recommend a specific kit I will need to know the bolt pattern of the wheels on your trailer. I attached a link to an FAQ page on determining bolt patterns for you to check out also. If you email me back with your bolt pattern and the bearing numbers that are stamped on the hub bearings I can help you...
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  • Will Slip On Rotors Fit the 7k Idler Hub part # AKIHUB-865-7-2-K
  • Yes, the 7k hub part # AKIHUB-865-7-2-K that you referenced that has a 8 on 6-1/2 inch bolt pattern would be compatible with a 7k rated slip on rotor kit like part # K2R79E. This has the same capacity and wheel bolt pattern so it would work well.
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  • Does Kodiak Disc Brake Kit K2R79E Fit Dexter Axle 4766709
  • The Dexter Axle 4766709 you mentioned is a 7,000 lb straight axle that is 88 inches long which is exactly what the Kodiak disc brake kit part # K2R79E is designed to fit. This is designed to fit 7k rated idler hubs with an 8 on 6-1/2 inch bolt pattern like the Dexter part # 42865-KIT which also is a fit for your axle.
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