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    Disc Brake Brackets 2021

    Disc brake brackets are available. These are the popular M1D80TA brackets designed by M1Dadio who is still available to answer any technical questions you may have during your build. I'm not sure how long the supply will last. With the increased price of steel and shop rates, the price will likely go up with the next batch, if there is one.
    IMHO, installing disc brakes on the front of your 64-70 G10 is the best single safety upgrade you can perform. Our original front drum brakes require regular adjustment to keep them from pulling left or right, especially during panic stops. Adjustment of our front drum brakes require you to remove the drum since there is usually no exterior access to the star wheel adjuster at the base of the shoes. There's also the typical problem of a lip at the edge of the drum where the brake shoes do not contact. This makes removal and installation of properly adjusted brake shoes much more difficult. This is one reason the front brakes are not adjusted on a more regular basis.
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    Would they be "Bolt-On" or would I need some fabricating/engineering skills?

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    Quote Originally Posted by YORKSTER68 View Post
    Would they be "Bolt-On" or would I need some fabricating/engineering skills?
    They aren't a straight bolt on. I had to put my hubs on a lathe and clean up the rough casting so the rotor would slide over. There were a couple of other things too, if I remember correctly. (It's been a few years since I did it)

    It's definitely worth doing, even if you have to take your hubs to a machine shop. The decreased stopping distance could save your life and they are so much easier to maintain. It's the best thing I ever did to my van, hands down.

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    Thanks for the info. I'd probably have to find a brakes specialist to do that as I don't have the skills or tools/equipment to do the work needed.

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