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Offline flat4

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Convert Irs To Wide 5 Drums
« on: May 13, 2007, 07:56:05 AM »
I'm looking to swap a ball joint/IRS pan to wide 5.  I have a wide 5 disc brake kit for the front, but am wondering what works in the rear.  I do have a pair of type 3 later rear wide 5 drums, but don't know if they will work, what mods need to be done, shoes, cylinders, and all that jazz.

Anyone?
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Offline Hansk

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Convert Irs To Wide 5 Drums
« Reply #1 on: May 13, 2007, 08:47:54 AM »
Just find any later type 3 rear backing plates (with e brake levers etc.)  Then pick up some new type 3 shoes and cylinders from ACVW or.....
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Offline westcoast-paul

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Re: Convert Irs To Wide 5 Drums
« Reply #2 on: June 06, 2008, 01:40:39 PM »
back from the dead - but i couldn't help myself...

good luck finding the backing plates.

easiest - use 1966-67 front and rear brakes.  cut off 12mm off the 4 lug drum nipple and use it as a spacer.

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Re: Convert Irs To Wide 5 Drums
« Reply #3 on: August 29, 2008, 04:04:31 PM »
Hey Freddy I have a conversion drum hot out of the sand box gimme a call.
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