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Old February 23rd, 2011, 05:01 PM   #21
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mine went on super straight with no problems.

my whole setup cost less than $150, (that was with turning in some old calipers for a core charge for brand new ones)
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Old February 24th, 2011, 06:51 AM   #22
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mine went on super straight with no problems.

my whole setup cost less than $150, (that was with turning in some old calipers for a core charge for brand new ones)
See that's the problem I'm worried about them bending. The ones from great lake offroad doesn't have the bend, they have 4 angels where the bolts go in...
http://www.greatlakeoffroad.com/GLO-...rsion-Kit.html
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Old February 24th, 2011, 07:00 AM   #23
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You know those "angles" are spacers right? And those Ruff Stuff are 3/8 plate, quite beefy.
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Old February 24th, 2011, 07:59 AM   #24
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You know those "angles" are spacers right? And those Ruff Stuff are 3/8 plate, quite beefy.
I'd rather have the bend @ the tube and not @ the caliper. Wouldn't you?? Plus i can get either one for the same price!
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Old February 24th, 2011, 08:57 AM   #25
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You know those "angles" are spacers right? And those Ruff Stuff are 3/8 plate, quite beefy.
x2 using the GL ones with the spacers are only a spot for mud to pack in.

plus longer bolts needed.

I'm using the ruff stuff, as for bending due to ruff stuff's design, the force applied isn't side ways to the bend.
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Old February 25th, 2011, 11:18 PM   #26
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x2 using the GL ones with the spacers are only a spot for mud to pack in.

plus longer bolts needed.

I'm using the ruff stuff, as for bending due to ruff stuff's design, the force applied isn't side ways to the bend.
Thanks guys, the bend is also why they are $50 and not $66, its less expensive to bend them and after more than 10,000 pair in 5+ years we have never had one bend...The force dosen't come from that direction at all...

Heck, you guys are from the manufactureres belt, every auto manufacturer in the world has been bending them for 50 years...
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Old February 26th, 2011, 06:56 AM   #27
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I run disc on my 14 bolt and it works great. I tried the stock prop valve and didn't like like it. After switching to an adjustable, it great. I have enough stopping power to lock up all 4 tires if I want to.
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Old February 26th, 2011, 07:26 AM   #28
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I used Gravel Makers set up and it works great!! Cheap, easy to install, brake parts are chevy so every part store has them in stock.
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Old February 26th, 2011, 08:49 AM   #29
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x2 using the GL ones with the spacers are only a spot for mud to pack in.

plus longer bolts needed.

I'm using the ruff stuff, as for bending due to ruff stuff's design, the force applied isn't side ways to the bend.
Good call never thought of that, just sent a pm to Gravel Maker!!
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Replied...You can call also, we are open Saturdays...
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Old March 12th, 2011, 09:54 PM   #31
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i'm gonna be doing that conversion tomorrow actually. got my bolt on brackets for $50 plus s&h from ballistic fab. weld-on ones are even cheaper

http://www.ballisticfabrication.com/...et_p_1603.html
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i'm gonna be doing that conversion tomorrow actually. got my bolt on brackets for $50 plus s&h from ballistic fab. weld-on ones are even cheaper

http://www.ballisticfabrication.com/...et_p_1603.html
With Ruffstuff you get a 10% discount by using the GL4X4 discount code ;)
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Old April 3rd, 2011, 08:53 AM   #33
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I am looking into the 14ff disc brake conversion as well. If you are worried about the bend in the brackets check these brackets out.

http://diy4x.com/cart/index.php?rout...&product_id=35
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