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Basic Brake Kit, GM Metric Caliper/Mustang II Rotor to Early Chevy Spindle

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Specs
Centerline of Holes:
5.25
Material Type:
Steel
Sold in Quantity:
Kit
Finish:
Zinc
Thread Pitch:
7/16"-20
Hardware Included:
Yes
Material Thickness:
.31
Garage Sale:
No
Notes
Includes brackets and hardware.
Basic Brake Kit, GM Metric Caliper/Mustang II Rotor to Early Chevy SpindleBasic Brake Kit, GM Metric Caliper/Mustang II Rotor to Early Chevy Spindle
Basic Brake Kit, GM Metric Caliper/Mustang II Rotor to Early Chevy Spindle

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Basic Brake Kit, GM Metric Caliper/Mustang II Rotor to Early Chevy Spindle

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  • This item is sold as a kit.

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An economical, lightweight front disc brake conversion kit for 1949-54 Chevy car spindles. This kit uses 9-1/4" Mustang rotors with the easy-to-find '78-'88 GM metric calipers. This basic kit includes caliper brackets and hardware.

Note: Your spindles must be machined to accept this kit, or you can use Speedway modified reproduction forged spindles 916-32100. This kit will not work with stock 1949-54 steering arms. Not to be installed on stock 1949-54 Chevy vehicle front ends. To be used only on street rod tube or I-beam front axles when using 1949-54 Chevy spindles commonly used on Model T and Model A to 1936 Ford front ends.

916-31950 Instructions (PDF)

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