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Old 04-13-2013, 08:38 AM
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Think I'm a little late on this if you've already ordered parts but for what it's worth: El Caminos are plenty heavy on back and can use rear discs, it's also always nice to have your rr brakes heat up at the same rate as the fronts. If your using stock fronts I would have used 3rd-gen F body parts, with 12" fronts you might use X-body Seville rears, both available for next-to-nothing, with e-brakes (albeit lame) and practically bolt-on. I always suggest shimming the side play out of the axles first by having shims made to fit under the c-clips so the calipers are not having to move back and forth all the time. Anyhow, been-there-done-that and if you like to drive a little hard now and then it is totally worth the trouble.
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