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8 lug conversion stuff

Discussion in 'Parts & Trucks Wanted' started by k5freak44, May 29, 2005.

  1. k5freak44

    k5freak44 1/2 ton status

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    Alright i found some calipers and brackets, now i need some stuff for the front.

    Who has the backing plates, hubs, new rotors ect anything i might need.


    i have a old style 10 bolt front under my 91 k5, according to lmc i have an 80s year model and down and im not 100% thats just going by the tie rod.

    do i have to replace the spindles???

    thanks
     
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    If you have a 10 bolt front and not a Dana 44 in your '91 the only thing that could be different from any other 10 bolt made from 1976-91 would be the spline count on the inner axleshafts. Someone may have changed out the tie rod to the old style on the original axle at some point, but that doesnt mean the whole thing was changed out by itself.

    As long as you get large bearing 8 lug hubs with internal lockouts you wont have to change your spindles or stub shafts. You will just need backing plates, hubs, & rotors. Even your current calipers and brake pads can be re-used (this way you don't *HAVE* to bleed the brakes just for this swap).
     
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