Cobra brakes

Discussion in 'Suspension and Brakes' started by Caboose302, Oct 23, 2015.

  1. Caboose302

    Caboose302 Well-Known Member

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    Ok ANOTHER cobra brake question..
    I picked up a Cobra front brake kit RIDICULOUSLY cheap. Mainly because one side has a stripped bleeder screw. I was just going to use it as a core and save myself $75, but I don't want one side to say "cobra" and the other blank which seems to be what most of the remans are. Is there anywhere that will sell you a caliper that says cobra on it or are they all just hit or miss? Or should I just recap the bleeder and throw a bigger screw on it?


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    On rockauto, some say cobra logo, others no logo. Buy one with the logo.........
     
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    I'll give them a try. Only one had the lettering but the picture said "may or may not come with lettering" I guess we'll see when it gets here lol. Thanks.
     
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    Oh lol. I guess i didn't read the fine print. Seems deceiving
     
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    Yeah they're sneaky *****es. I couldn't find the thread but someone was saying they went to all the parts houses and had them bring all of them off the shelf and look through them to find one but none of my local shops have them in stock. May have to swap both of them out so they match. I don't care about it saying "cobra" I just wanted them to match without spending too much money.
     
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    I would just use a die grinder to grind the lettering off of your existing caliper.
     
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    I could. But you haven't seen me use a die grinder lol.
     
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    Cobra lettering is neat but when you can get a reman that is completely rebuilt for not to much more isn't it pretty easy go decide? I looked for a cheap set of cobra brakes for awhile until I just bought all the stuff I needed new from RockAuto. Couldn't of been easier lol
     
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    I'm having someone look at the bleeder screw to see if they can fix it. If not I'm just going to replace both of them.
     
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