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Elete trailer....need brake info


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I did a search but came up empty. My 2001 came with an Elete trailer. Calling the number on the trailer and searching the web I find they may now be out of business. I'd like to replace the brake shoes, but don't know where to start. I figure they may have used a standard automotive hub and brake system that I can get at the local parts house, but don't know what model to purchase. Does anyone have experience with this?

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I did a search but came up empty. My 2001 came with an Elete trailer. Calling the number on the trailer and searching the web I find they may now be out of business. I'd like to replace the brake shoes, but don't know where to start. I figure they may have used a standard automotive hub and brake system that I can get at the local parts house, but don't know what model to purchase. Does anyone have experience with this?

The brake assembly and drums on Elete trailers are made by titan, you can order them online or from various catalogs

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Did some digging on the generic trailer parts sites.

The actuator is exactly like this one made by Atwood: http://www.trailerpartsdepot.com/itemdesc.asp?ic=84132&eq=&Tp=

So it's definitely not a UFP or Titan actuator. Looks like I'll just buy the stuff online....the brakes appear to be pretty generic. I thought each trailer manufacturer might use different specific parts. I don't see just brake shoes, but the complete setup with backing plates, cylinders, springs, etc aren't unreasonable and they haven't been touched in 10 years. I'd consider doing the Titan disc conversion if my trailer wasn't turning into a rusted pile. Would rather just get a new trailer.

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The drums will have the name of the manufacturer stamped on them somewhere.

The actuator manufacturer does not have to match the brake components, so go right to the source.

Have you actually managed to wear though a set of shoes?

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The drums will have the name of the manufacturer stamped on them somewhere.

The actuator manufacturer does not have to match the brake components, so go right to the source.

Have you actually managed to wear though a set of shoes?

I have a Elete, my brakes are Titan, The actuator is Atwood but that has no bearing on the shoes

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The drums will have the name of the manufacturer stamped on them somewhere.

The actuator manufacturer does not have to match the brake components, so go right to the source.

Have you actually managed to wear though a set of shoes?

I had one come apart. I assume the rivets rusted out that held the brake material to the shoe. One of my wheels locked up completely because the pad was floating around free inside the drum and it finally got wedged in there enough to bring it to a stop (trailer was empty at the time, happened as I was trying to re-load the boat at the launch).

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I had one come apart. I assume the rivets rusted out that held the brake material to the shoe. One of my wheels locked up completely because the pad was floating around free inside the drum and it finally got wedged in there enough to bring it to a stop (trailer was empty at the time, happened as I was trying to re-load the boat at the launch).

Just replaced mine on my elete trailer. I took the assembly off and took it to a trailer place and they matched it up. I priced buying shoes etc but for $80 a piece I bought the whole assembly (already assembled)and just bolted it on and bleed the brake lines. Much easier than jacking around with shoes when probably some of the other parts are bad anyway. Any trailer place could match it up I now essentially have a complete new system except for the actuator. Took

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