69 dart disc brake conversion with 14" Crager SS rims

Discussion in 'Brakes for your Classic Mopar' started by agepag, May 16, 2018 at 12:30 PM.

  1. agepag

    agepag Well-Known Member

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    So was about to do this conversion, but from what I have been reading and been told this is not possible. PirateJack (which sells MBM) says it will not fit. Still waiting to hear back from Doctordiff. Has anyone ever successfully done a front disc conversion with the same setup? Worst case I will just go powerbrakes.
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    Are you talking about going to a 4 piston KH set up or a 73 and later single piston caliper?
    With the KH there will be no issue....
     
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    I want to go with whatever will work! THe 73 and later will require me to piece it together. What is the KH kit? Sorry I am fairly new to all this!
     
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    KH is the Kelsey Hayes disc brake set up that was OEM on the A-bodies up to 1972.
    Probably cheaper to go with the 1973 and later single piston disc brakes, assuming that they will clear the 14" wheels.

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    Ah ok, so this is OEM, not a kit I could buy. I am still searching to see what will work, I am hoping someone will have upgraded to Disc that run 14" Crager SS rims. I think the MBM kit will fit but the calipers may need to be shaved down a bit.......The search continues!
     
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    Thats what I thought, but they sent me an email and said it will not work with cragers