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Old November 29th, 2006, 11:28 PM   #1
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Going to swap in a hp d44 out of a 73 f100, planning on doing disc brakes. Are there any good write ups online somewhere? What do you guys suggest I do?
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Old November 29th, 2006, 11:32 PM   #2
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Shouldn't be too hard,

I Believe (now this may be wrong)
You need Disc Brake
spindles, and backing plates.
Then you just need Rotors, caliper and pads.

But then again IIRC depending on the exact set-up you may need all new from the knuckle out
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Old November 29th, 2006, 11:45 PM   #3
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But then again IIRC depending on the exact set-up you may need all new from the knuckle out
Isn't that what you just said? I didn't understand whether you were talking about re-using the drum knuckle or not.
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You will need to do some research to see if the inner "C"s are the same as a disc 44...

Then you will need everything from the knuckles out.
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Isn't that what you just said? I didn't understand whether you were talking about re-using the drum knuckle or not.

In some cases you dont have to replace the knuckle, you can get away with just replacing the spindle that bolts on to the knuckle.
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I would get these.

http://www.greatlakes4x4.com/showthread.php?t=23033
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In some cases you dont have to replace the knuckle, you can get away with just replacing the spindle that bolts on to the knuckle.
How will I know if I can reuse the knuckle? I could prolly post up some pictures
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