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rear discs with 15" rims? doable?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by sled_dog, Oct 28, 2003.

  1. sled_dog

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    rear discs with 15\" rims? doable?

    Ok I am probably buying a parts c20, and I'm thinking pull the calipers for rear disc on the K5. Drums and brake assembly I have are worn out and someday I want to go disc anyway. Could I fit 15s on with a disced rear 14 bolt?
     
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    Re: rear discs with 15\" rims? doable?

    Mine fit without any problems. The brakes are set much farther inboard with the rear setup. /forums/images/graemlins/cool.gif
     
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    Re: rear discs with 15\" rims? doable?

    Worked for me, check out my webshots.
     
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    Re: rear discs with 15\" rims? doable?

    Mine fit fine with 4.25" of back spacing. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    Re: rear discs with 15\" rims? doable?

    Mine fit great too........ The 14 bolt has thicker spacing between the rotors & lug studs.
     
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    Re: rear discs with 15\" rims? doable?

    i had to grind mine just a little. much less than i had to grind the front. i have 3.5" of backspacing and caddie calipers.
     
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    Re: rear discs with 15\" rims? doable?

    i had to grind one a little and the other a good bit but runnign 15's without a problem...
     
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    Re: rear discs with 15\" rims? doable?

    yes it can work, chevy4wd has it..
     
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    Re: rear discs with 15\" rims? doable?

    Mine fit with a little grinding on the caliper. Mainly just to clean the casting marks off. Not sure on the backspacing though.
     

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