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Brake Caliper Brackets, 14 Bolt.....$45 for CK5

Discussion in 'Vendor Forum' started by Gravel Maker, May 7, 2006.

  1. Gravel Maker

    Gravel Maker 1/2 ton status Vendor

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    Just wanted to make sure you knew about our Caliper Brackets at RuffStuff Specialties.

    Our Brackets are sweet and simple, NO Spacers! Those are just something else to come loose or break. Our Caliper Brackets are all made of .375 A50 Plate and bent where required.
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    By getting away from spacers and extra long bolts we can make a stronger bracket that cost us less to produce and we can sell for less to you. These Brackets are $50 a pair before the Ck5 discount, thats not on sale, thats the normal price, with the discount it's only $45.

    Check us out!:D We are adding 45 new items this month including 4 NEW Caliper Brackets!

    I am going to post up a series of how to videos. This is the first and it needs a little work but gets the point across. Its all about installing disc brake brackets...

    Bolt On
    http://youtu.be/9OB3yIcqCoM

    Weld On
    http://youtu.be/GGQfOylKnU8

    We will tune these up and likely redo them but its a start ;)
     
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    readymix 3/4 ton status

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    That is a smokin deal. I have brackets that are of the same design, and they are great. I wish you had yours out 2 years ago as I paid double your price.
     
  3. Gravel Maker

    Gravel Maker 1/2 ton status Vendor

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    We try and be specialists in making production......

    very, very efficient.....That is how we can save you money......China imitates, we innovate......Many of our parts are time and cost saving items for the end user, be it a shop or a guy in his garage......If we can make it less expensive to produce while making it better we go for it......We don't see every cost savings opportunity as just another way to make more money......
     
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    Gravel Maker 1/2 ton status Vendor

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    100 more pair in stock.....

    We have been challenged in keeping these in stock, we were down to 2 pair before we finished the new run of 100. We try to always keep everything in stock, we don't make it after you order it like so many do. Thats just bad business in my view.

    Watch for later in the week when we will bring out the new stuff! 10 -15 items this week alone......
     
  5. Gravel Maker

    Gravel Maker 1/2 ton status Vendor

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    Just added the weld on brackets.....

    Many more to come, 7 varieties so far.....
     
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    The set I bought from you looked great, but you need to be careful stuffing the flat rate envelopes with too much steel. Mine were trying the jail break routine enroute.
     
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    I just hate the wasted space in the box.....

    Now get'em on so we can see them in their glory!
     
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    Do you make brackets for the 14 bolt with slide off drums?
     
  9. Gravel Maker

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    I don't have one to compare to, I will send my mechanic to the wrecking yard for 1 thid coming Friday. However we do have the weld on brackets that will work and are actually a cleaner install in my opinion. Very easy to install but do require welding.
     
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    What all has to be done other than welding on the brackets?
    I thought that the hub isn't flat where the rotor mounts and has to be machined down to fit??
     
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    Gravel Maker 1/2 ton status Vendor

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    Thats interesting, That is why I will have my mechanic get one. these would mount ~1/2" out from the Drum brake flange on a standard 14 bolt axle and you would simply remove the flange for a clean application. I have not even looked at a newer one to see.
     
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    Getting there... Just need to get the brake lines hooked up.

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    looks good

    I think it will work.....
     
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    Are you running 15s with this setup? I really like those brackets and the price is right.:D

    Ira
     
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    15" wheels with our 14Bolt brake Brackets.....

    If you have steel wheels they fit, if you want to run 15" aluminum wheels you will want the Shorty bracket and you will have to turn the rotor down 1/4".
     
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    Cool I got 15" steel wagon wheels, I dont need any bling on my truck:D .

    Ira
     
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    Maybe I should have them chromed

    :wink1: .....
     
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    Just got mine in today. All I can say is BEEF. :thumb:

    Mine were trying to play Houdini too. :doah::D
     
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    Good to hear they didn't escape!

    We try and wrap them tight so they don't escape the box!
     
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    Should have pics of the shorties in a couple of days....

    Been promised some....
     

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