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Basic Disc Brake Kit 1947-1959 Chevy Half Ton Pickup

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Material Type:
Steel
Sold in Quantity:
Kit
Finish:
Zinc
Hardware Included:
Yes
Garage Sale:
No
Material Thickness:
.35
Mounting Bolt Center to Center:
7.00
Notes
Includes caliper brackets, bolts, spacers, and adapters.
Basic Disc Brake Kit 1947-1959 Chevy Half Ton Pickup

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What's in the Box

Convert your straight axle truck to disc brakes with our bolt-on disc brake bracket kit. Kit is a true bolt-on using the factory holes on the 1/2 ton spindle. Kit includes caliper brackets, bearing adapters and mounting hardware.

  • Increases track width 7/16" per side, 7/8" total
  • Works with 15" or larger wheels
  • Works with 5 on 4-3/4 Inch bolt patterns

Chevy Half Ton Pickup Brake Kit Installation Instructions (PDF)

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Rated 4.3 out of 5 by 4 reviewers.
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Mrlucas
Verified Purchaser
Victoria, Canada

Works perfectly and simple

June 25, 2015
Bolted right in quick and simple. Much easier on the wallet than ordering a whole conversion kit if your on a budget
Pros:
  • Heavy Duty Quality
  • Super Easy Install
Yes, I recommend this product.
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inlinerob
Verified Purchaser
Troutman,N.C.

Worked just great

January 13, 2011
[...] Bolted on great and was on my way in no time. THANKS!!!
Pros:
  • Easy To Install
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Chevst8axle
Ca

Basic Disc Brake Kits:1947-1959 Chev Trk

May 10, 2010
Would be nice to have an adaptor for Astro Van rotors and calipers (5on5, 6on5 rotors) Then can use Astro/Safari Van rims.
Yes, I recommend this product.
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ramrod
colorado springs co

good but

February 19, 2010
they are easy to put on the truck, but they need to have the 5 on 5 rotors option. just in case some one put a rear-end that has 5 on 5 on the axle.
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Product Q&A

10 questions : 11 answers

1 answers

will this brake adapter work on a 59 chev 3100 with 6 lug

apacherenegade
Yakima
January 09, 2015

will this brake adapter work on a 59 chev 3100 with 6 lug

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January 09, 2015
EricM
No this will not work with 6 lug rotors. This kit is the basic components to brake kit 91031916 if you would like to source the brake rotors and calipers yourself. You can use this on your '59 Chevy 3100 but you will have to use 5 lug wheels.
1 answers

I read a article online that said this kit would work on a 1946 Chevy Truck.Is that correct They said the spindles in 1946 are same as the one from 1947-1959

CMFF
va
January 05, 2015

I read a article online that said this kit would work on a 1946 Chevy Truck.Is that correct They said the spindles in 1946 are same as the one from 1947-1959

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January 06, 2015
EricM
There has been a lot of controversy over the years on the issue of pickup spindles being the same for 41-59 or 47-59 and it gets down to taking some specific measurements. Where the backing plate bolts onto the spindle the horizontal dimension is 3 1/8” center to center and vertically 4 5/16”. If these measurements match your spindles then the bearing sizes are the same and the brake kit should work fine.
1 answers

Do you have a YouTube video for the conversion? There are several areas of the PDF instructions that are confusing... A DIY video would really help.

spinned
Portland, OR, USA
December 15, 2014

Do you have a YouTube video for the conversion? There are several areas of the PDF instructions that are confusing... A DIY video would really help.

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December 16, 2014
EricM
Sorry we do not have a video of the installation of this brake kit. Thank you for the suggestion. We are constantly adding videos and brake kits will certainly be high on the list.
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Disc Brake kit rotors Hello! Will this kit bolt directly to my ORIGINAL 49' Chevy 1/2 Ton Pickup spindles? Can I use the ORIGINAL steering arms? And will the rotors and calipers from your 48' Ford brake kit work with this kit? Thanks guys!

Morris104
November 04, 2014

Disc Brake kit rotors Hello! Will this kit bolt directly to my ORIGINAL 49' Chevy 1/2 Ton Pickup spindles? Can I use the ORIGINAL steering arms? And will the rotors and calipers from your 48' Ford brake kit work with this kit? Thanks guys!

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November 05, 2014
EricM
Yes this brake kit will work on your 49 Chevy 1/2 Ton spindles with original steering arms. We would need to know the exact brake kit that you are referring to on the '48 Ford to determine compatibility of the brake calipers but more than likely the rotors will not work. This kit requires '73 to '77 GM intermediate rotors 91031063 as well as calipers from that same car 91031035.
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Do you have a kit for using 5on5 rotors? 1957 Chevy Truck 3100, 1975 Chevy truck rearend, would like to convert front brakes with 5on5 bolt pattern to match rear.

JohnnyG
El Paso, TX, USA
April 02, 2013

Do you have a kit for using 5on5 rotors? 1957 Chevy Truck 3100, 1975 Chevy truck rearend, would like to convert front brakes with 5on5 bolt pattern to match rear.

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April 03, 2013
Jason
Sorry, at this time we do not offer a rotor for this kit with 5 on 5" bolt pattern
1 answers

Are the bearings & seals included in this kit? It says in the PDF you replace the bearing race with the included A13 race, but I don't see the bearings in the picture. Thanks

Biomass Burner
Lennox, SD
November 21, 2011

Are the bearings & seals included in this kit? It says in the PDF you replace the bearing race with the included A13 race, but I don't see the bearings in the picture. Thanks

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November 22, 2011
Jason
The basic kit does not include bearings or seals. You will need to order the deluxe kit(91031916) or you can order bearings(912TLM11949 & 912TL68149) and seals(912S19753) seperate.
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Can this bracket also be used to convert 1951 Chevy 1 ton from drum to disc? Is the bolt pattern the same?

Illinois
May 01, 2011

Can this bracket also be used to convert 1951 Chevy 1 ton from drum to disc? Is the bolt pattern the same?

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May 04, 2011
Bill
No, this kit is for 1/2 ton trucks and will not fit your 1 ton truck. I am sorry we do not offer a brake kit for your truck.
1 answers

Hello I need a measurement between two of the bolt holes on these brackets, I need the measurement of the hole on each side of where it has a u cut out to fit over the spindle. I need the center to center of these holes Thanks Bob

April 19, 2011

Hello I need a measurement between two of the bolt holes on these brackets, I need the measurement of the hole on each side of where it has a u cut out to fit over the spindle. I need the center to center of these holes Thanks Bob

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April 26, 2011
Seth
Bob - These bolt holes measure 3.185" on center.
2 answers

would this fit a 1958 chevy biscain

sophie
new york
March 17, 2011

would this fit a 1958 chevy biscain

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March 24, 2011
36 chevy hotrodder
No these are for a truck. You need part number 91631931. Good luck
March 23, 2011
Shane
This brake kit is designed for the 1949-1959 Chevy half ton truck and will not fit the 1958 Chevy Biscayne. Speedway Motors does offer a kit for the 1955-1964 Chevy cars that will fit the Biscayne part # 91031911 for the deluxe kit or part # 91631931 for the basic kit.
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Will this work with Chevy discs that are 5 on 5"?

Mrlucas
May 05, 2015

Will this work with Chevy discs that are 5 on 5"?

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May 06, 2015
Eric
Expert
This kit is intended to be used with 73 to 77 intermediate GM rotors such as 91031063. Any other rotor will most likely take some modification to use this kit. We do offer a 73 to 77 rotor with a 5 on 5" bolt pattern which is part number 91031064 and it could be used with this kit. That rotor has 5/8" coarse studs however.
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