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I have been putting together the parts to upgrade my brakes to the 2014 Police specs (BR9 package). I already have the 13.8" Police Brakes on the rear, but only R/T spec (BR5) up front. So far I have received the rotors, calipers & carriers, and pads, but I'm still waiting on the backing plates and hydraulic hoses. The calipers and pads are a lot larger (and I have already painted the calipers red), but the rotors are ridiculous!

Parts list:

Rock Auto.com

Power Stop drilled slotted rotors: AR83092XPR $75 each/$150
Power Stop Z37 "Top Cop" pads: Z37-1767 $40
Left caliper/bracket: Cardone 18B5497 $85 (includes core charge) the calipers are made by Akebono and are all iron (heavy)
Right caliper/bracket: Cardone 18B5496 $85 (includes core charge)
Left Brake hose: Centric 15063102 $23 (Mopar part 68248467AA is back order & has ridiculous $180 shipping charge!)
Shipping: $60

Edit 5/26/18: Left brake hose under alternate part number 68232484AA does not have the crazy shipping price and fits perfectly..the Centric hose show above is "El Cheapo" by comparison.

MoparPartsGiant.com:

Right brake hose: Mopar 68257661AA $50
Right brake shield: Mopar 68217406AA $10
Left Brake Shield: Mopar 68217407AA $ 8
Banjo Bolts: Mopar 6508379AA (2) $ 3
Shipping: $19

I will post up more pics when I install them, but for now a teaser:
 

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Those rotors are huge no kidding, you will be able stop on a dime.
Just wondering why the stock hoses won't work, are they too short?
 

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Nice!

I had been thinking about upgrading my early 2014 Pursuit fronts to BR9, but I'm just gonna wait a year or two and upgrade to a newer model Pursuit so I can get the nicer instrument cluster, too.
 

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Those rotors are huge no kidding, you will be able stop on a dime.
Just wondering why the stock hoses won't work, are they too short?
The BR9 hoses are actually shorter as the caliper is much larger and so extends up higher and the hose attaches in the center, not the bottom. It is the attachment ends that are different- they hug the caliper up past the bleeder valve. If you try to use the hoses from the BR3/BR5 they would stick out at a weird angle and likely hit the suspension.

Police officer who lives a couple houses down the street said I will love them once I get used to them: "the first couple times you hit them you'll feel like your eyes are going to pop out of their sockets".

I think this is a great (and inexpensive) way to upgrade your brakes on a street car without having to change out a lot of suspension parts. Have you seen the price of a brembo conversion? ($3,000).
 

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Nice!

I had been thinking about upgrading my early 2014 Pursuit fronts to BR9, but I'm just gonna wait a year or two and upgrade to a newer model Pursuit so I can get the nicer instrument cluster, too.
You can add the gauge cluster from a 15+ to the 2011 to 2014 models.
 

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I have the 14.5's on my Pursuit. It stops on a dime for sure. Line Lock holds nicely as well.
 

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You can add the gauge cluster from a 15+ to the 2011 to 2014 models.
It's not just that. It's also better front brakes, projector head lights, cooler race track lights, newer Uconnect 5.0 w/BT. I don't want to spend much money modding this one. When I find a 2015+ locally (NCSHP) in good shape, I'll just buy that one and sell this one. The one exception may be a Havis or Gamber-Johnson police console, since they will fit all 2011+, and I can move it from one car to the next.
 

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You can add the gauge cluster from a 15+ to the 2011 to 2014 models.
It's not just that. It's also better front brakes, projector head lights, cooler race track lights, newer Uconnect 5.0 w/BT. I don't want to spend much money modding this one. When I find a 2015+ locally (NCSHP) in good shape, I'll just buy that one and sell this one. The one exception may be a Havis or Gamber-Johnson police console, since they will fit all 2011+, and I can move it from one car to the next.
I have a factory console that I'll be moving to a 2015 awd when I get one. I'm rocking my 2014 RWD for the summer. I would love to get a 2014 AWD one but everyone I see is beat to death and beyond expensive for what it is.
 

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Great post Krautmaster, you are definitely the big brake guru! :D

So all the standard 20 inch OEM Charger and Challenger wheels will clear these BR9 brakes?


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Great post Krautmaster, you are definitely the big brake guru! <img src="http://www.chargerforums.com/forums/images/smilies/biggrin.gif" border="0" alt="" title="Big Grin" class="inlineimg" />

So all the standard 20 inch OEM Charger and Challenger wheels will clear these BR9 brakes?


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Anything 18" or bigger will clear them. 18" is the factory size on the Pursuits
 

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These won’t fit my 13. Fml
 

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Kraustmaster I PMd ya.
 

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Discussion Starter #17 (Edited)
These should fit any non Brembo equipped car from 2011 to 2018. Once I get them installed I'll try one of my 18" Aluminum rims to see if they clear..the Steelies have a lot of "steps" on the inside of the rim that the aluminum ones don't so they might be too tight, but these brakes will definitely work with all the 20" wheels.

***UPDATE 7/08/18*** These will fit the early spindles if you enlarge the holes where the caliper carriers attach from the 12mm they are to 14mm (9/16" dill works perfectly)
 

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Hmmm what if you just but the BR9 caliper brackets and add em on the BR5 Calipers?
 

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Won't work.. the BR9 calipers are about 1" wider/deeper. The BR5 caliper is only wide enough to hold one pad!

Also, it looks like they will not fit the 2011 through mid 2012 models as the front wheel bearings are different. The 2011 looks like the bearing fits over a spindle cast into the Knuckle and is held on with a big nut (like the 06-10 models). Sometime in 2012 they switched to a sealed bearing/hub that bolts to the knuckle, so the knuckles are different (see bearing pics)
 

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