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Re: Disc brake conversion on a 46 2-ton [Re: RDomeck] #1270377 Tue Jun 26 2018 11:13 PM
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RDomeck Offline OP
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I am still making these kits. Let me know what questions you have.

Thanks,


Randy Domeck
Indianapolis Fabrications
rdomeck@me.com
Indianapolis, In. 46254
317-258-0039

Re: Disc brake conversion on a 46 2-ton [Re: RDomeck] #1275541 Wed Aug 08 2018 06:59 PM
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Originally Posted by RDomeck
I am still making these kits. Let me know what questions you have.

Thanks,


Thanks Randy, I will get in touch with you in the upcoming months about purchasing a kit.


Anthony Lucci
1955 Chevy 5700
Re: Disc brake conversion on a 46 2-ton [Re: RDomeck] #1276272 Tue Aug 14 2018 10:36 PM
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I am looking for a dual master cylinder and brake booster set up for a 46 2 ton will this work? I have all original brakes and drums installed. Thanks, Tom

Re: Disc brake conversion on a 46 2-ton [Re: RDomeck] #1281026 Fri Sep 21 2018 11:09 AM
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Hello Randy, I just bought a 53 4100, I had read it shares an axle with the 1 ton, will your disc brake Conversion work on the 1.5 ton axle? If so I would like to look at getting a system for my upgrade

Michael

Re: Disc brake conversion on a 46 2-ton [Re: RDomeck] #1281122 Sat Sep 22 2018 03:20 AM
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... and if not you can swap in a 2 ton axle and then use Randy’s kit. 2 ton axle fits as perfect in your truck as the 1.5 ton axle did.


1951 GMC 250 in the Project Journals
1948 Chevrolet 6400 - Detroit Diesel 4-53T - Roadranger 10 speed overdrive - 4 wheel disc brakes
1952 Chevrolet 3800 pickup
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"First, get a clear notion of what you desire to accomplish, and then in all probability you will succeed in doing it..." -Henry Maudslay-
Re: Disc brake conversion on a 46 2-ton [Re: Grigg] #1281166 Sat Sep 22 2018 06:25 PM
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Michaeljays Offline
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Thanks Grigg..I read every post on your conversion thread, that’s what lead me to this post.. my 4100 is the short wheelbase 137”. I may look for a 2 ton longer frame and front axle to swap the body on. I want to build a drive on car hauler with it.. currently it’s setup as an old wrecker

Re: Disc brake conversion on a 46 2-ton [Re: RDomeck] #1281693 Fri Sep 28 2018 01:00 AM
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Michael, My system will work great on the 1.5 ton axle. The only difference that I have found in the 1 1/2 ton vs the 2 ton is that the bolts holding the backing plate are a 9/16" vs 1/2". Same bolt pattern. I have started making the caliper brackets that bolt up to the spindle with 1/2" holes and if they are going on a 2 ton axle, I just drill them out on the mill.

Also, I have a 180" wheel base chassis. Funny enough is that it came from Texas about 3 years ago. I am thinking about using it for my COE build, but could be persuaded to clean it up, paint it, install the new brake system and provide it to you for your project....


Randy Domeck
Indianapolis Fabrications
rdomeck@me.com
Indianapolis, In. 46254
317-258-0039

Re: Disc brake conversion on a 46 2-ton [Re: RDomeck] #1281811 Sat Sep 29 2018 01:22 AM
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Awesome, I can't PM since I am new, but I will call you next week if its ok at your # listed in the signature.

Re: Disc brake conversion on a 46 2-ton [Re: JeepersCreepers] #1291111 Fri Dec 14 2018 09:27 PM
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tjackson118 Offline
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I'm needing a disk brake conversion kit for a 1941 Chevy COE ..I believe it's the kit that you make a 1.5 ton that uses Ford calipers.. I need a brake upgrade.. and do you make a kit for front and rear or just front?

Re: Disc brake conversion on a 46 2-ton [Re: RDomeck] #1291114 Fri Dec 14 2018 09:33 PM
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Originally Posted by RDomeck
I am still making these kits. Let me know what questions you have.

Thanks,

I'm needing a disk brake conversion kit for a 1941 Chevy COE ..I believe it's the kit that you make a 1.5 ton that uses Ford calipers.. I need a brake upgrade.. and do you make a kit for front and rear or just front?

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