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Old 04-08-2012, 10:45 PM   #15
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True, but it's not the electric actuators that are the cause of the fading, it's the drum brakes.

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Correct.

Brake rotors do not share the same problems as brake dums experience from heat.

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Old 04-09-2012, 08:52 AM   #16
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Thanks everyone. The brakes are disk brakes. I think that I'll go the simplest route and replace the vacuum system with an electric actuator.
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Old 09-17-2012, 11:38 AM   #17
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John,
Which actuator did you go with and how was the install?

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The vacuum assisted brakes are indeed disc brakes.

They were basically standard on many of the Excella models.

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Do you remember the cost of the new actuator?
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Anyone know why AS no longer offers disc brakes?
They did at one time.

I have surge discs on the boat trailer that seem to work pretty good.

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Do you remember the cost of the new actuator?
New actuators vary in price, depending on the source, but basically a little over $ 600.00.

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I have a 1978 sovereign that I would like to convert to electric actuated.I am tired of fooling with the vacuum system .Did you do the conversion,was it very complicated,where did you get the parts?
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