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When I added rear disc brakes to my project, I put them behind the axle. Right or wrong.
I didn't use the alpine parking brake rods. I used modern flexible cables that would have allowed installation in any location around the axle. I used a modified version of Dan's conversion kit. These are installed on a Dana axle, hence the need for some modifications.A-S,
Just a question A-S, if you had tried to mount the calipers on the forward side, how would you have implemented the operation of the parking brake?
Not all design considerations have "performance" as the top priority. Make something fit and operate safely and reliably is the top, usually.
Just remember, "Good enough is the worst enemy of great."
Have a good day,
Leading and trailing were part of the language of the old days and drum brakes. Not so sure there is need for that terminology in the modern world of disk brakes. Especially in the world of mounting X brakes on Y axle in Z car.In a quick non scientific survey of the parking lot at my office, all the rear calipers were behind the axle. The fronts were a mix of some in front and some behind.