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Brass Drifts.... Where can I get some??

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by Waxer, Mar 30, 2003.

  1. Waxer

    Waxer 1/2 ton status Author

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    Anyone know where I can obtain some brass drifts for doing bearing races and such?

    I looked at a few tool places and they were no where to be found.
     
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    I bought some at Harbor Freight Salvage.
     
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    Waxer 1/2 ton status Author

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    hmmm, I was at HF and didn't see any at all...


    *UPDATE*
    Just went to their site and found a buttload of them. Going to go into the store and ask for assistance this time /forums/images/graemlins/smile.gif
     
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    I had the same problem when I was doing my 8 lug conversion. I couldn't find brass drifts to save my arse. I looked at the main Napa in Phoenix, Checker, Sears, and a few others. I couldn't find them. I didn't try ACE Hardware though, so you might try there.
     
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    They don't carry half the stuff in the catalog at their stores. But I bought mine there.
     
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    my local ACE hardware has large selection of brass stock, square, round, big , small. i just go buy a stick and chop it up /forums/images/graemlins/smile.gif. but this is also the largest Ace in the southeast /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif
     
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    bigjbear 1 ton status Staff Member Moderator

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    Brass stock from the hardware store. Or HF for the ones w/ the knurled shaft. The one off 575 HAD the 2 piece set in stock. While you are there look at the long frame jack for $100, 32" lift hight!
     
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    Seal drivers work great for races.
     

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