Basic Disc Brake Kit, GM Mid-size to Early Chevy Spindle
7.06" Centerline of Holes, 7/16"-20 Thread Pitch, .31" Material Thickness, Steel, Zinc Plated
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Install 11" diameter GM mid-size disc brakes on your 1949-54 Chevy car spindles or 1941-59 Chevy pickup spindles with this basic bracket kit.
- Brake brackets
- Bearing & seal adapters
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 front axles when using 1949-54 Chevy spindles commonly used on Model T and Model A to 1936 Ford front ends.
916-31916 Instructions (PDF)
Item Details1949-54 Chevy car spindles
1941-59 Chevy pickup spindles
NotesMachining is required for Chevy spindles, also some pickup spindles require drilling the adapter bracket to 1/2" holes. Bearing/seal adapters and hardware included.
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