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brake adjustment

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by Mr.LaHoyaSunset, May 16, 2004.

  1. Mr.LaHoyaSunset

    Mr.LaHoyaSunset Registered Member

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    ok, so i had an insanely crazy idea. ya know those brakes that semi's have? the air ones.... Anyone ever think about putting them on a blazer?
    just a random drunk thought.... any ideas out there?
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  2. Ben

    Ben Registered Member

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    Anything is possible if you have the time, money and skill not to mention a few buddies to help you drink your beer!
     
  3. Mr.LaHoyaSunset

    Mr.LaHoyaSunset Registered Member

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    good point..... are they extremely bulky?
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  4. BlazerGuy

    BlazerGuy 3/4 ton status

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    Here's another question: Why are you drunk on a Sunday afternoon? /forums/images/graemlins/doah.gif /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif
     
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    Maybe if you have real big wheels, semi's have 22.5" and 24.5" diameter wheels to fit over the drums. They are drilled 10 lug. You would need a foot air valve on your brake pedal to use them. It sounds fairly easy to do/forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif
     
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    dleroy43 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    Get some military 5ton axles and swap them in. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif They have air brakes and mayby you could get the tires too /forums/images/graemlins/burb.gif /forums/images/graemlins/thinking.gif /forums/images/graemlins/grind.gif /forums/images/graemlins/weld.gif /forums/images/graemlins/hack.gif /forums/images/graemlins/peace.gif /forums/images/graemlins/woot.gif
     

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