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Disc Conversion?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by Tweetysuarus, Feb 4, 2004.

  1. Tweetysuarus

    Tweetysuarus 1/2 ton status

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    I have done a search for the last hour or so, I have only found AZ-Kickin, How many different vendors are ther for the 14 FF Disc Brake Conversion? Who makes these kits? If you have info, please post site for me.
    Thanx in advance,
    Bill
     
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    Disc Conversion
    These things are BADASS! I bought a set from him when they were even cheaper (although this is by no means a bad price). They are T-H-I-C-K, and lazer cut with flawless lines, and come with Grade 8 hardware. Nice guy too, and fast with shipping. I was one of his very first customers and he was really good then. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    How was the fit and finish of that kit clubba? Did everything line up like it was supposed to?

    Kris
     
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    Fit & Finish is Excellent. Everything lined up perfectly. I would recommend him any day of the week.
     
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    i purchased a set of what appear to be Sky Manufacturing brackets on EBay last week. they havent arrived yet, but when they do i'll try to remember to keep you posted on them.
     
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    Look up http://tsmmfg.com/ I bought the complete kit from them for my 14BFF.
    High quality,, perfect fit,, brackets are annodized and the kit comes with all hardwaare and SS brake lines. They also have rotors and calipers with the E-brake. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    TSM is way overpriced.
     
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    Doesn't someone offer just the brackets to use with calipers and rotors off an 8 lug front? Might be a little more hassle, but that is the fun part!
     
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    I purchased my brackets from Echobit (don't know if that is still possible or not) but if were to buy brackets again, I would get them from Sky Mfg. I like the no-spacer design. /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif

    I just purchased Az-Kickin's hose kit and calipers & rotors for a '77 K20 and was set. /forums/images/graemlins/peace.gif /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif /forums/images/graemlins/woot.gif
     
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    Hey Clubba, that ebay guys brackets look sweet

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    I got my brackets and hose kits from Az-Kickin then bought my rotors from the autoparts store new(they are cheap) then got lucky and found some caddy calipers for $35 shipped in excellent condition /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif
     
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    Hey Clubba, that ebay guys brackets look sweet

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    They look even better in person. I am rebuilding my axles right now and will see if I can get some pics. Just popped the drums off last week.
     
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    those do not appear to incorporate the flat sections that the caliper is supposed to locate on

    I just had a set custom laser cut for my dana70 and it only cost me $40cdn each side
    I was told if I order in volume the price will be substantially reduced from that first pair
    that shows the profit margin potential to me
     
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    Do you have some pics of those brackets? I never liked how none of the brackets had that part on them. I thought about welding some on but don't want to weld on them and have them crack. I would like to use a front bracket for the rears and just drill the 4 hole pattern on them.
     
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    no images, I havent replaced my digi camera yet
    no bling to show, they are ugly
    next ones will be blinged up with a maple leaf lasered in and my company name for cdn market
    you are the one that clued me into the bracket requirements
    I really wanted to use nicer calipers but had a time limit forced on me and the price is so cheap for chev calipers
     

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