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14 bolt disk brakes

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by smp, Sep 26, 2000.

  1. smp

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    who makes a disk brake conversion for a 14 bolt i can only find them for 10 and 12 bolts
    thanks, smp
     
  2. Zepplin

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    I think TSM makes a kit for a 14 bolt. I know that they advertise in the back of Petersen's 4 Wheel & Off-Road magazine.

    Dazed and Confused in a 74 Blazer

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  3. ken

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    TSM does make a kit, $280 minus calipers.

    ken
     
  4. Chris Demartini

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    <font color=blue>You could save some $ and buy just the brackets, then get 80-90 F250 front rotors. Then you need either 76-79 Edlorado calipers or 71-? front calipers</font color=blue>

    http://www.chrisd71k5.coloradok5.com <font color=blue></font color=blue>
     
  5. turbo

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    I have the TSM catalog

    It has both 14 bolt 8 lug SF and FF
    Most expensive is SF at $339
    FF is less at $279

    Both use F250 80 thru 90 rotor but
    Under FF it says they modify stud holes and under SF it says "enlarge center hole"

    The clipers are not included and are either 71 thru 77 blazer or if want park brake 76 thru 78 el dorado

    Although you could get new rotors cheep and get brackets hoses and calipers at salvage yard I am not sure what is involved in enlargeing center hole for use on SF.

    If anyone knows please tell me.
     
  6. TX Mudder

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    The TSM kit rocks, I have it. Worth every penny.
    -- Mike (14bff)
     
  7. Truckfan2

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    what's TSM's phone/e-mail/homepage? Will the disc brakes fit with 15" wheels?

    TX Mudder- Did you change the perportioning valve? How much better does it stop?

    Thanks

    Have been stuck (once) as of 8/12/00
    "(2H) Where's all the mud?.(4H)...(4L)..(4H)... oh crap"
     
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    TSM
    email TSMMFG@AOL.COM
    phone 303-688-6882

    They are in Castle Rock CO
     
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    thanks again!

    Have been stuck (once) as of 8/12/00
    "(2H) Where's all the mud?.(4H)...(4L)..(4H)... oh crap"
     
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    TX Mudder- Did you change the perportioning valve? How much better does it stop?

    Did I change the valve? No. The rear locks up before the front does, so I should put in an adjustable pressure thingy (about $35) but I haven;t got around to it. (Plus I don;t feel like bleeding the lines again.)
    Does it stop better. Night and day difference.
    Does it fit 15"? I have 15x10 8-lug with 3 1/2 backspacing and it fits mine with room to spare.
    -- Mike
     

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