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1972 Chevy truck front hub conversion
#950216 Thu Jun 13 2013 08:59 PM
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I have a 1972 C10 with power disc up front

I am looking for some info regarding changing out the rotors from 5x5 to 5x4.75
Don't wanna have to buy a kit if there are options for just changing out the rotors
Anyone have suggestions? I gave already changed out to a 4.10 rear end with 4.10 posi which is 5x4.75

Heard about possible van rotors work but not sure.

Thanks for any help

Last edited by bigdog58; Thu Jun 13 2013 09:01 PM.
Re: 1972 Chevy truck front hub conversion
bigdog58 #950384 Fri Jun 14 2013 08:25 PM
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You might be able to use full size Passenger car/Corvette rotors, up to around 1990 (Corvette to '82). No guarantee that they will work, but the full size cars did share bearings and rotors with the 1/2 tons, particularly the Police and Taxi variants. Vans used the same 5x5 bolt pattern as the trucks, as do later full size Passenger.

Last edited by LONGBOX55; Fri Jun 14 2013 08:25 PM.

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Re: 1972 Chevy truck front hub conversion
bigdog58 #951093 Tue Jun 18 2013 02:41 AM
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Should be a machine shop near you that can just drill a 4.75 pattern onto your hub/rotor. Easy to do when staying with the same number of lug bolts, not so easy when going from 6 to 5, 4-5, etc. We do our own but I think the going price would be around $50 a pair. Check with Moser in Portland, IN, I know they do axles so maybe hubs also.


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