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Toyota Hi-Lux Surf LXN185 1996 rear brakes lock up on first application

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  • stevedennisi Sep 09, 2010

    The garage has told me that it doesn't have one.

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The brake proportioning valve may need replacement.

Posted on Sep 09, 2010

  • stevedennisi Sep 09, 2010

    Doesn't have one

  • geoff hunter Sep 09, 2010

    that, IS, an OLD pickup conversion.
    the vehicle is based,as you know, on the hilux pickup,and with no weight in the back you are always going to suffer the same problem,the ONLY way to improve rearend grip is to fit road tyres not off road types to put more rubber on the road.and possible carry a pallet of bricks.
    i am not being flippant or trying to take the p..s,had the same trouble with an "E"type jag a few years ogo.you could always update the braking system,but it will cost.
    personally when i worked for toyota i was always spinning the rear wheels,just pulling away.

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