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misfit brackets

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by Seventy4Blazer, Mar 13, 2002.

  1. Seventy4Blazer

    Seventy4Blazer 3/4 ton status

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    hey misfit, what are you using to cut those things out with?
    accetaline torch on a cad machine?
    they are nice.
    just didnt know i need to buy longer bolts.
    DOHHH!!
    i will have them on payday
    Grant
     
  2. greg83k5

    greg83k5 1/2 ton status

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    1/2 inch X 2 1/2 inch fine thread, get grade 8.

    mine look naughty!


    greg ( PS brian wears a size 13 boot, i know cause he sent mine in his new boot box!!!)
     
  3. Seventy4Blazer

    Seventy4Blazer 3/4 ton status

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    k, thanks. this makes it easier
    2.5 inches long. that is big. how much will stick out the back?
    GRant
     
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    Triaged 1/2 ton status

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    Enough to stick a lock washer and a nut on the back side. I also used some red loctite. Bolts on my truck have a way of running off.
     
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    muddysub 1 ton suburban status Staff Member Moderator GMOTM Winner

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    sorry to butt in, but what are ya'll talking about?
     
  6. Seventy4Blazer

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    14 bolf disk brakes
    grant
     
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    please explain in detail how you hooked up the brake lines. i haven't gotten to that point. so the rubber line goes to the square block that sits on the diff, then there's two steel lines going to the wheel cylinders on the old backing plates. do those lines simply screw into the front rubber brake lines whatshisname used on the write-up? explain, my good man!!

    thanks,
    greg
     
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    I'm going to run new hard lines from the junction block to the rubber lines. You could use what you have and connedt the rubber lines to them but it would be a bit long. You could either cut your old hard lines and re-flair them (which sometiems doesn't work if it is too rusty) or measure the length and buy new hard lines.
     
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    I just went to Autozone to pick up the rest of the parts need for the conversion. Gotta love brand new rotors for 24.99!! I was just wondering does it matter which rotation you install the brackets? Most people seem to install them so that the caliper is above and behind the axle.

    I still need to pick up the bolts that hold the bracket on and now I know what size to get.

    Mike
     
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    Leadfoot 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    You can mount them anyway, but the best is up high to keep from getting hit and mount the bleeders up so you can bleed them, otherwise it's take them off to bleed and then reinstall. Hope this helps.
     
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    can you give me the part number(autozone number) they are telling me that they are 54.99.
    i dont want to pay that much
    thanks
    GRant
     
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    yunit 1/2 ton status

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    Are these the rotors from autozone?

    BRAKE ROTOR FRONT
    AIMCO BRAKE ROTOR FRONT for a 1985 CHEVROLET TRUCK K20 3/4 TON P/U 4WD

    Unit Price: $23.99
    Core Value*: $0.00
    Part No.: 5523
    Weight: 20.5 lbs.
    Warranty: 3 MO
    Availability: Online: Ships within 2 business days
    Store: Not Available
     
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    funny...autozone charged me $34 per rotor
    did you ask for D44 or 10B rotors?...even though they are the same damn thing maybe there are different prices??? I asked for D44 rotors
     
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    Grant,
    go to the autozone webside, you can get partnumbers and prices from there. if not i can pick some up here in the el centro store and you can pay me later. i just picked some up for around 25-30 each. actually I'll be working on my disk setup this weekend, you're welcome to come over.

    ARQ.
     
  15. Seventy4Blazer

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    k, thanks man. i wont be able to come over. i have to pack up for next week. i am going to san diego for the week. so i wont be on here till next week.
    grant
     

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