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14ff DIY4x disc conversion ?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by jayweb, Jun 26, 2006.

  1. jayweb

    jayweb 1/2 ton status

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    trying to mount up my calipers (using the 10b fronts) and the caliper hits the bracket - with one caliper bolt in - it will not slide down far enough to get the other bolt in - anybody had similar situation - I was under the impression that 1/2 & 3/4 10 bolt calipers were the same - should I grind the caliper or the bracket?
     
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    Could the brackets be different? Try the other caliper on the bracket...

    Mayeb that will help.
     
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    There is a little thing on the caliper that needs ground down. In my experience, the D44 calipers have been direct fit with no grinding.
     
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    We fit the caliper brackets to a D44 Caliper. Seems there is a good bit of variance in the caliper castings. You can do a little grinding on the caliper and/or the bracket. Make sure your sliding it in straight though. Don't put in either caliper pin until both will go. We do keep them as tight as possible so you can fine tune as needed. No sense in making them too big and then not have any options left.
     
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    thanks guys,and Kert, it looks like a little grinding the nubs on the calipers will do the trick.
     
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    We had to grind a little on the brackets.
     

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