Join Date: Sep 1999
Location: Vancouver, WA, near Portland, OR
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Re: Disk brake conversion D44
I have rear disks on my '66 Jeepster w/D-44 rear axle. Seems to me that the calipers are '79-'85 Cadillac, (Bendix L55311 & L55312). Rotors from CJ-7, (Bendix 141257). Warn Disk Brake bracket, (not sure if this was because I had the Warn full floater kit or if it's needed on non-ff axles too). The parking brake pedal came from an '88 Buick Regal, but similiar GM cars with rear disks will have it too. It allows for several pumps to set the brake rather than just one stroke for drums. Also a proportioning valve will be necessary to keep the rears from locking before the fronts. My front & rear Dana 44's are set for 5 on 5 1/2 bolt pattern.
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