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8 lug conversion.

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by alf4444, Jan 7, 2005.

  1. alf4444

    alf4444 1/2 ton status

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    I have a line on a cheap 14 bolt and I was wondering what all is involved in converting a d44 to 8 lug. Can someone give me the run down for a 14 bolt swap and d44 conversion, maybe with a parts list. I also plan to convert the 14 bolt to disc if I get it either way I think its time to start a parts list to begin the treasure hunt:D
     
  2. Russell

    Russell LB7 Tahoe Status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    Hey Alf!

    Russell from the other forum :)

    When you figure out how to do the rear disk conversion, lemme know how you did it, I'd be very interested in putting disks on my truck, I hate how the front end brakes so much better than the rear...
     
  3. Hossbaby50

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    Have you ever repacked your wheel bearings? If so you can do a 8 lug conversion swap.

    You just have to swap the brake backing plate and hub and rotor assembly out. The spindle is the same as long as you are using the conversion parts off an axle with the same hub style (internal or external).

    Harley
     
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    :blush: Thats it?:D
     

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