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disk brake conversions

Discussion in '1969-1972 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by ccchauser70k5, Nov 4, 2001.

  1. ccchauser70k5

    ccchauser70k5 Registered Member

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    I have a 70 k5 with 6 lug bolt pattern that I would like to convert to disk brakes. Should I find a kit or can I put one together my self.
    What do you all think?

    1970 k5 4x4 camping family
     
  2. R72K5

    R72K5 Banned

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    can swap a later model front end under it, or if you have an open knuckle axle now you could just swap disc knuckles onto it form a later axle

    good luck

    '72 K-5 4x4, CST, 3.07, 4 speed, NP 205, 31' x 10.5", converting to 2wd and pickup body(I did not want to do this- rust made me do it)
     
  3. Chris Demartini

    Chris Demartini 1/2 ton status

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    <font color=blue>Swap in a later model front end from a 73-91. You get disks and bigger steering u-joints. Make sure you get the master and proportioning valve too
     
  4. ccchauser70k5

    ccchauser70k5 Registered Member

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    thanks for the input. I see what I can do.

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  5. ccchauser70k5

    ccchauser70k5 Registered Member

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    thanks

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