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6 to 8 lug front

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by bad_bo_ti, May 21, 2000.

  1. bad_bo_ti

    bad_bo_ti 1/2 ton status

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    i am thinking of switching the front axle to 8 lug, i know there have been several post on this, but what is needed to do this part wise? also what can be used off the old stuff brakes ect? is there a company that sells a kit for doing this? if so what is there website? any information would help greatly. thanks chris
     
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    bablazer73 1/2 ton status

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    depending on what axel you have. the only difference may just be the rotors itself.

    your right. I don't understand the jeep thing!
     
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    bad_bo_ti 1/2 ton status

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    ok heres another question, on a dana 44 front with drum brakes 8 lug, when i convert to disc breaks can i use the calipers off my 1/2 ton 6 lug axles or do i need to buy new ones? what all can i use off the 1/2 ton
     

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