In a message dated 3/11/01 5:39:49 PM Central Standard Time,
> I noticed the other day a late model Chev Van with 6 Bolt wheels and disk
> brakes. Is anyone aware of a disk brake conversion kit that will use these
> rotors? I am currently still running the original drum brakes on my 52 Chev
> pick up and would really like to convert to front disks but yet retain the
> six bolt wheels.
> I have touched base with some of the supplier's of parts for our trucks and
> have found that the conversion kits currently available are for 5 bolt
> Any info would be greatly appreciated.
I bought a six lug disc brake conversion kit for my '57 from Pat Crusse. I
haven't driven the truck yet (the body's not on the frame yet), but it looks
like a top quality kit. You might want to contact him for details:
<A HREF="http://www.crussenclassics.com/about.htm">Crusse Disc Brake
Conversion Kits - 6 Lug Disc Brake Conversion Kits for
1948-1970 Chevy-GMC Truck Brakes</A>
I'm not affiliated, just a satisfied customer.
Randy Underwood, CyrusR@aol.com
'57 Chevy 1/2 ton, Wraparound back glass, V-8, auto, power steering, in
pieces on the floor!
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