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Drum size?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by alf4444, Oct 15, 2005.

  1. alf4444

    alf4444 1/2 ton status

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    One of my drums is warped on my 97 gmc 1/2 4x4. Looking at website it shows an 10" and 11" version is there anyway to tell the differance without pulling the thing off again? :confused:
     
  2. BIG*RED

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    umm, get a tape measure, and get on the ground and crawl in behind the tire and measure it?
     
  3. 89GMCSuburban

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    Or just take it off again. Doesn't take that long. It's probably stamped into the drum.
     
  4. alf4444

    alf4444 1/2 ton status

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    how big of a no no is it to change out just one drum?
     
  5. u2slow

    u2slow 1/2 ton status

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    Easy.

    10" drum on the 10-bolt.

    11" drum on the 14-bolt SF.
     
  6. 89GMCSuburban

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    I wouldn't do it. One drum will heat up and fade faster than the other and cause uneven braking. Up to you though...
     

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