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Old 09-09-2020, 08:41 PM   #21
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I have 6 or so spindle sockets, all too small for the 9K cap.

I have spare caps that I could measure the cross section later if that helps.
I would think the caps are all the same. If you need the size, let me know and I will check what I have.
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Old 09-09-2020, 08:45 PM   #22
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There's one for you cummins.." class a tech for a couple largest Chrysler dealers in the north east." And he drives a Ford.. Not much else to say about that.


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Maybe he likes to keep busy working on his truck? And he knew that the Cummins would not do that? 😀
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Old 09-09-2020, 11:29 PM   #23
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i would think the caps are all the same. If you need the size, let me know and i will check what i have.
9k & 8k
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Old 09-10-2020, 12:19 AM   #24
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9k & 8k
Yes the 9k are definitely bigger as i think the 8k is 2 and 5/16 I just need to be not so lazy and take the center cap off and measure it
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Old 09-10-2020, 03:42 AM   #25
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9k & 8k
A lot beefier! And the bearing dust cap look MUCH deeper. Interesting why they are still running 8 lug nuts vs 10.
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Old 09-10-2020, 03:53 PM   #26
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A lot beefier! And the bearing dust cap look MUCH deeper. Interesting why they are still running 8 lug nuts vs 10.
The rotors and bearings are much larger as well. I don't recall if the same studs are used though.
As to 8 versus 10 studs, I would guess that is determined by wheel availability.
Hispec is the supplier and they do not list 10 lug wheels.

According to MOR/ryde - for comparison the outer bearing on the 9K is the same size as the inner bearing on the 8K.


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Old 09-14-2020, 05:29 PM   #27
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Use large Channel Locks, works just fine! Be sure to use the GOOD "O" rings.
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Old 01-10-2021, 12:19 PM   #28
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I have the same brake drag issue as you described on my 2019 DRV MS 38RSSA.


I probably missed something in reading through this thread but Iím not clear on several items.


On initial visit all brake parts were replaced on all wheels. Did this correct the brake drag at least initially?


Later you had one wheel that was dragging (I take it the other 3 were not dragging) and this is when Dexter replaced all caliper clips. Did this correct the brake drag problem on all wheels?


You then had a nasty problem on the road with brake hose, cracked bleeder screw bushing, and a bent rear clip, and again bent the clip after 1300 miles. Are the other three wheels okay Ė no bent clips and no brake drag?


Iíve sent an email to Kodiak asking them how we fix my the brake drag problem. Iíll keep you posted.


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Old 01-13-2021, 06:08 PM   #29
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There's one for you cummins.." class a tech for a couple largest Chrysler dealers in the north east." And he drives a Ford.. Not much else to say about that.


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One thing we agree on, not much to say about that.

Other then your unwarranted comment, and your ignorance.
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Old 01-13-2021, 06:36 PM   #30
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I have the same brake drag issue as you described on my 2019 DRV MS 38RSSA.
Do you have 9K axles?

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On initial visit all brake parts were replaced on all wheels. Did this correct the brake drag at least initially?
Caliper brackets, rotors, calipers, pads, bearings and seals, don't know if the caliper retaining clips were replaced. Solved, yes initially but by the time we got to Alabama for our winter stop one wheel was acting up.

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Later you had one wheel that was dragging (I take it the other 3 were not dragging) and this is when Dexter replaced all caliper clips. Did this correct the brake drag problem on all wheels?
Replaced left front, all parts and all four flex hoses at MOR/ryde (June)
Replaced all four sets of spring clips at Dexter's facility in Elkhart (August) Dexter also authorized MOR/ryde to supply me with a spare rotor and pads.

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You then had a nasty problem on the road with brake hose, cracked bleeder screw bushing, and a bent rear clip, and again bent the clip after 1300 miles. Are the other three wheels okay Ė no bent clips and no brake drag?
Other 3 wheels ok? Yes although I did not pull the wheels and look.
And the corner that had the failed hose, cracked bleeded and bent clip is the right front.

The second occurance of the caliper bending the clip, coming off the bracket is also the right front.


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Iíve sent an email to Kodiak asking them how we fix my the brake drag problem. Iíll keep you posted.
Recent conversations with Kodiak is they are still not sure. They have gone from a tempering issue with the sliding area on the bracket to a tempering issue of the calipers.

Latest conversation is they think they have the problem solved and are doing some several month testings with several over the road LD trucks pulling trailers with 2 or 3 10K-12K axles and running 8,000-10,000 miles a month.

Kodiak also told me they know of only four DRV's with this issue, I know two of them.

Thor's new 'catch all' employee in a conversation we had was concerned a vendor has brake issues and has not relayed that info to DRV. Although DRV was obviously aware of the issue since it is on a repair order and the first repair was at Howe.
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Old 01-18-2021, 06:12 PM   #31
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Do you have 9K axles?
I have the MOR/ryde 9K axles with 13” rotors and Kodiak 338 HD calipers.


Thanks for the update/clarifications on your adventure.


I identified my brake issue along with a couple of other warranty items with the dealer in Jan. 2020. The email was sent to DRV for authorization to do the warranty work past my anniversary date but I expect the details were not read by DRV. The dealer inspected the brakes and bearing, and bleed the system. It was indicted to me that all the 9K axles run tight, which seems to imply it’s not an isolated incident.

In the past month or two I’ve had some time to dig into things a little (also your forum post) and I’m convinced this condition is not normal and it needs to be fixed. The calipers are not free to move. I haven’t taken a wrench to anything because I don’t want to make it worse or have Kodiak say I mess it up.

I haven’t received a rely to my Kodiak email so I’ll try calling them tomorrow (800-242-4882). Do you have better contacts at Kodiak I should use instead of just the generic email & phone numbers?


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Old 01-19-2021, 04:49 PM   #32
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Old 02-11-2021, 01:12 AM   #33
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Update


I got in touch with Kodiak (Rockwell American) and they sent me bracket, calipers, pads, clips and bolts which is suppose to fix my brake dragging problem. I’m in the process of bench assembling the brake units to insure everything is right before I move to installation.


The order was sent minus 2 brakes hoses and the bearing seals. It seems that there is a holdup at the Long Beach port and parts are running low.


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