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post #2 of (permalink) Old Apr 8th, 19, 7:56 PM
nashville beth
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Re: 12 Bolt Upgrade

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Originally Posted by 800XCR View Post
I'm having my 12 bolt updated to have the large Ford bearing ends to eliminate C-clip concerns. I also want to add disc brakes at the same time. What setups have been used with success. I will still be using 15x8 ralley wheels.
I would keep the c-clips because the disc brakes will retain the axle if it ever breaks.
And I'm not sure if chevy disc brakes will work with the large bearing ends. You might have to use ford disc brakes.

I'm going with 2002 Camaro 12" disc brakes on my 12 bolt and keeping the c-clip setup with a true-trac center and moser axles.
The 12" brakes require 17" wheels. There are setups that will fit under the 15" wheels.

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