I'm not sure if this will work, but it's a 6 lug disc brake conversion for
48-59 trucks. My '59 must have the 53-54 car drums on it. It's 5 lug with, I
think, 4 3/4 pattern (still uses the ball type bearings). Thats the same as
the rear, which has also been changed by some previous owner.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Brad Newman" <email@example.com>
To: "oletrucks" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Wednesday, April 12, 2000 7:35 AM
Subject: [oletrucks] disc brakes and stock wheels
> I am in the process of shopping for the much discussed dual m/c, front
> disc brake combo for my 49 3100. A buddy of mine tells me last night
> that NO disc brake kit for my truck will allow me to use the stock
> wheels. I am trying to keep my truck looking as stock as possible from
> the outside, and if at all possible, would like to keep the stock
> wheel/beauty ring/center hubcap combo.
> Does anyone know if this is true?
> oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959
oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959