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Looking at a /2 conversion online with a newer and larger front brake, it reminded of wanting to ask what you recommend for a larger front brake brake for sidecar use. I see disc brake conversions but am more interested in a large diameter drum brake like Munch style. Years ago I saw a large Suzuki brake that looked good. Wanted to see what options may be available. Thanks, Michael
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On my conversion I used the /2 front brake with /5 brake shoes. It works quite well.
While the /5 shoes are narrower than the /2 shoes the compound stops much better. With a brake on the sidecar I never felt underbraked and it looked stock.
67 R50/2 w/R100 engine/trans and Ural Sidecar
69 R60/2 76 R90S 78 R100RS
70 Triumph w/Spirit Eagle Sidecar