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Offline 197

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73 3/4 Ton Brakes
« on: October 06, 2007, 04:38:13 PM »
I got a 73 c20, with the stock rotors and pads and drums on the rear. The truck has 70k on it. The front breaks are about shot I think, it makes a humming noise when I break sometimes.

Can anyone help me find some replacement break parts?

Thanks for your help,
Zach
'73 C20 454

Offline v_dub_ya

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Re: 73 3/4 Ton Brakes
« Reply #1 on: October 06, 2007, 07:13:14 PM »
Have you tried www. competitor.com ?

Check these pages out

http://www. competitor.com/icatalog/cc/0142.asp

http://www. competitor.com/icatalog/cc/0143.asp

http://www. competitor.com/icatalog/cc/0144.asp

I have an account at a local Napa and Auto Supply (A-C Delco dealer).

Where are you from?

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Re: 73 3/4 Ton Brakes
« Reply #2 on: October 07, 2007, 12:13:38 AM »
Im in wisconsin.

To be honest I dont know what im looking for. Ive never changed brakes before.
'73 C20 454

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Re: 73 3/4 Ton Brakes
« Reply #3 on: October 07, 2007, 08:25:05 AM »
Being that old I would suggest new rubber brake hoses, one rear, &both front. If the calipers work, not hanging up etc. you are just talking about pads and rotors for the front. Repack your wheel bearings and new bearing seals. Shoes, hold down kits / springs, possibly wheel cylinders, and maybe drums for the rear. Any reputable auto parts store should have all this or be able to get it overnight.
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