Titan Hydraulic Brake Kit - Free Backing - Galphorite - 12" - Left/Right Hand Assemblies - 6K

Titan Hydraulic Brake Kit - Free Backing - Galphorite - 12" - Left/Right Hand Assemblies - 6K

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  • Hydraulic Drum Brakes
  • 6000 lbs Axle
  • 12 x 2 Inch Drum
  • 14-1/2 Inch Wheel
  • 15 Inch Wheel
  • 16 Inch Wheel
  • Titan
  • Free Backing
  • Brake Set
Drum brake assemblies provide superior protection from corrosion and let you reverse without actuating. Designed for use with hydraulic brake actuators that do not include reverse lockouts. Fit most 14-1/2", 15" and 16" wheels. Lowest Prices for the best trailer brakes from Titan. Titan Hydraulic Brake Kit - Free Backing - Galphorite - 12" - Left/Right Hand Assemblies - 6K part number T4489600-500 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.


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Titan Trailer Brakes - T4489600-500

Drum brake assemblies provide superior protection from corrosion and let you reverse without actuating. Designed for use with hydraulic brake actuators that do not include reverse lockouts. Fit most 14-1/2", 15" and 16" wheels.


Features:

  • Hydraulic drum brake assemblies are designed for use with a surge-type trailer brake actuator
  • Free-backing design lets you reverse without trailer brakes being activated
    • Hydraulic pressure is contained by wheel cylinder
    • Brake shoe turns and releases pressure when reversing
  • Galphorite plating delivers superior corrosion protection
    • Backing plate and shoe levers are sealed with permanently bonded electrocoat primer
    • Second coat of rugged acrylic is applied to backing plate - nearly rustproof
    • Wheel cylinders are treated with hot black oxide
    • Internal components are olive drab, zinc plated
    • Stainless steel springs
  • Adjuster plugs (included) cover access holes to keep dirt and grime out of the assemblies and off of the shoes
  • Left-hand (driver's-side) brake assembly and right-hand (passenger's-side) brake assembly included
    • Mounting bolts and hardware sold separately


Specs:

  • Dimensions: 12" diameter x 2" wide
  • Pad lining: 46 sq in
  • Wheel size: 14-1/2", 15" or 16"
  • Mounting flange bolt pattern: 5 bolt
  • Center hole diameter: 3-1/4"
  • Axle rating: up to 6,000 lbs
  • 1-Year warranty


The unique free-backing design, patented by DICO, lets your trailer move in reverse without actuating the brakes. When you begin backing up, the brake shoes are firm against the drum, as in a braking situation. As you continue in reverse, however, the shoes turn with the drum until the lining pressure is released and you are able to back up freely.


These brakes are designed to eliminate friction between the shoes and drum when you are driving in reverse. A trailer breakaway kit will not be effective should your trailer disconnect from your tow vehicle when backing up.



T4489600 Titan Premier Freebacking Brake Assembly - 12" x 2" - Left

T4489500 Titan Premier Freebacking Brake Assembly - 12" x 2" - Right







Video of Titan Hydraulic Brake Kit - Free Backing - Galphorite - 12" - Left/Right Hand Assemblies - 6K


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




Video Transcript for Titan Trailer Brakes - Hydraulic Drum Brakes - T4489600-500 Review

Speaker 1: Today we're taking a look at the Titan Hydraulic Brake Kit. The hydraulic drum brake assemblies are designed for use with a surge type trailer brake actuator. These assemblies are free backing so the free backing design lets you reverse without the trailer brakes being activated. Hydraulic pressure is contained by the wheel cylinder and the brake shoe turns and releases pressure when reversing.Now you will notice that these have the silver color to them and that's because they feature galphorite plating, which delivers superior corrosion protection and rust resistance. The unit also features the stainless steel springs that won't rust or corrode. The pads on the unit are riveted to the shoes.

I do want to point out that it has the fine tooth brake adjustment gear right here so you can make your adjustments as necessary and it does come with the adjuster plugs. These are included to cover the access holes, which keeps dirt and grime out of the assemblies and off of the shoes.Both assemblies are included, one for the driver's side and one for the passenger side. Mounting bolts and hardware are sold separately. When it comes to the dimensions of the unit, we'll first start by taking a diameter measurement, that's measured from the edge of one pad to the same point on the other side, which gives us a 12 inch diameter and then when it comes to the width, that measurement is basically the width of the shoe from edge to edge and that's two inches wide. This kit is designed to fit wheel sizes 14 and a half inches, 15 inches, and 16 inches.

The mounting flange bolt pattern, this is a five bolt design, and the center hole diameter is three and one quarter inches. This kit's designed for axles with the rating up to 6,000 pounds and that's going to do it for today's look at the Titan Hydraulic Brake Kit.


Customer Reviews

Titan Hydraulic Brake Kit - Free Backing - Galphorite - 12" - Left/Right Hand Assemblies - 6K - T4489600-500

Average Customer Rating:  4.5 out of 5 stars   (6 Customer Reviews)

Drum brake assemblies provide superior protection from corrosion and let you reverse without actuating. Designed for use with hydraulic brake actuators that do not include reverse lockouts. Fit most 14-1/2", 15" and 16" wheels.

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Excellent brake drum kit. Easy to insta ll! 706340



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Brakes work fine. Got freebacking so i can easily back the boat trailer up without dealing with the brakes locking up. Long story short the freebacking doesnt work worth a crap and i shouldve gone non freebacking and saved the money 700199



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Received the parts on time as promised. All parts fit and work great. Thank you. 541961



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Excellent products and super fast delivery as always. Used price pledge guarantee and was issued a refund immediately. Will continue to do business with etrailer. Thank you! 520953



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Great brake set up. Are used them on a tandem axle galvanize trailer that sees a lot of salt water. I installed a freshwater rinse but realistic you’ll get five years out of them if you use it as often as I do. Cheap insurance for stopping a 8000 pound trailer and boat. 520124



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Chris was very knowledgeable about the products that I was looking for and made sure I had everything I needed to get my trailer brakes back working. 492879



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Great web site and super fast delivery. I will recommend etrailer to all my friends. 367300


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  • Parts Needed To Replace Hydraulic Braking System On Boat Trailer
  • Hydraulic systems are preferred on boat trailers because water and electricity do not mix well. The hydraulic surge brake system is self contained on the trailer and the only connection to the vehicle is the reverse lockout switch that is powered through the trailer connector. This switch keeps the surge coupler from locking the brakes on the trailer when you are backing up. I know that you told me that your boat weighs 6k, however I need your help to identify the axle so we can select...
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  • Does Titan Hydraulic Brake Kit # T4489600-500 Come with Hubs/Drums
  • The Titan Hydraulic Brake Kit # T4489600-500 that you referenced does not come with hub/drums. Since this is a 6k axle brake kit the correct hub/drum you'd need is the Dexter part # 8-201-9UC3-EZ which would fit the same spindle as what the Titan brake kit you mentioned would have been designed for.
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  • What is Meant by Left and Right Side for Trailer Brake Assemblies
  • Left = driver's side Right = passenger's side We generally do not use the terms driver's or passenger's side since trailers don't have drivers, etc. For brake set # T4489600-500 the shorter shoes will face towards the front of the trailer.
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  • Electric Brake Conversion for 1984 Holiday Rambler Aluma-Lite Tow Behind Travel Trailer
  • According to my research the 1984 Aluma-Lite travel trailers had hydraulic drum brakes. You can use the Titan Hydraulic Brake Kit - Free Backing - Galphorite - 12" - Left/Right Hand Assemblies - 6K # T4489600-500 like the # T4489500 you asked from as a replacement option. You will need look at the mounting flange for your brake assemblies to confirm this fit as I don't have that specific information available. If you have 5 bolts this is the correct size, but if you have 4 let me know...
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