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Username Post: '55 Chevy front brakes for '52 pickup        (Topic#352951)
widall2 
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09-11-18 02:11 PM - Post#2745929    

Will the front brake assembly from a 1955 Chevy car fit on a 1952 pick up spindles?



 
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09-13-18 05:08 AM - Post#2746025    
    In response to widall2

The brake should be the same type on both, Bendix. The shoe size and drum might be different.
But the drum assembly with bearings might fit the truck spindle as is. I assume we are talking 1/2 ton?



 
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09-13-18 12:44 PM - Post#2746050    
    In response to widall2

The 55 car backing plates will not fit the truck spindles. If your original backing plates are damaged or missing, you can use any 51-55 first series 1/2 ton truck front backing plates. In case you aren't already aware, the car shoes and most of the other brake hardware (but not the drums or wheel cylinders) are the same as used on the 1/2 ton trucks.

Ray

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09-16-18 08:05 AM - Post#2746318    
    In response to raycow

Hi Widall, Are you aiming for 5 studs or 6 stud wheel mount with those brakes?

Cheers Kiwi

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