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Author Topic:   5x5 front rotors
fordsblow
Member
posted January 18, 2002 05:33 PM
What's the best rotor to use with the 74-78 Pinto spindles? I already have 5x5 on my floater so I would like to keep the front the same. Can I redrill the a 75-77 Granada rotor to 5x5?
Thanks, Ken


Tom Asmus
Member
posted January 18, 2002 06:06 PM
We run the Granada rotors. You dont have to re drill the rotors, they make a adapter that bolts in the 5x4.5 bolt pattern. It has 5x5 bolt pattern with studs. And whats with the name?


fordsblow
Member
posted January 18, 2002 08:07 PM
I'm trying to keep away from adaptors, I've heard they are not that strong, plus the ones I've seen are $50+ each. And at that cost I would think it would be best to buy a hiher priced rotor.
To answer your ? about my username, I'm a Chevy guy.


Roadhzrd
Member
posted January 19, 2002 12:57 AM
You can drill the rotors to 5" no problem. I think I had to trim the edge of the studs to fit.


awkwardjeff
Member
posted January 19, 2002 02:05 AM
First let me say......I try not to mention companies by name so nobody is offended here. Jammin works hard to get Sponsors for this site and to help out all of us racers. So you may want to contact one of them first, such as Day motorsports.......

But, Speedway motors sells a COMPLETE brake kit for the Pinto spindles.....2 NEW rotors, 2 reman calipars, new brake pads, new bearings and seals, along with calipar bolts and bolt on brackets........in either 5 on 4 1/2 or 5 on 4 3/4 bolt patterns.....all for $239.95 to me that's a very good price for all that stuff.........

part numbers for complete kits
910-31943 is for a 4 3/4 bolt pattern

910-31944 is for the 4 1/2 bolt pattern

They sell every part mentioned above a piece at a time also if you are only looking for brackets, or rotors, or just new bearings....




8-up
Member
posted January 19, 2002 08:26 AM
I bought mine from dirt works came redrilled with studs bearings and seals.