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Old 06-09-2013, 10:18 AM   #15
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How much clearance do you need? If you are talking 1/4" clearance your fix is simple. Just find exactly where on your caliper it is hitting the wheel then get out your trusty grinder and shave a little off the metal on your caliper. Done this for years as a custom four wheel drive builder and general mechanic. It is usually easier to get a little clearance that way instead of changing studs and spacers and all the other things you are trying. Probably where it is hitting is a boss that is sticking out a litle farther than the rest of the caliper. The caliper is thick enough you are not going to cause any weakness in the caliper body. Hope this helps you fix your problem
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Old 06-09-2013, 11:26 AM   #16
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It is at least 1/2".

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Old 06-09-2013, 12:49 PM   #17
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Bearing numbers

Tim,

As I told you last night, I have purchased new torsion axles for both trailers and Kodiac disc brakes. The bearing which were purchased from Red Neck Trailer supply is: 25580 for the inner spindle diameter 1.76" large end diameter 1.9" and 15123 for the outer spindle diameter 1.25" large end diameter 1.2".

Diameters are approximate, depending on the accuracy of my micrometer.

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New Rims ordered, wish me luck on getting them in time and swapped out by Sunday evening.

Bill, checking into these bearings. Thanks for the numbers. I'll be heading to the bearing shop tomorrow.
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Tim,

As I told you last night, I have purchased new torsion axles for both trailers and Kodiac disc brakes. The bearing which were purchased from Red Neck Trailer supply is: 25580 for the inner spindle diameter 1.76" large end diameter 1.9" and 15123 for the outer spindle diameter 1.25" large end diameter 1.2".

Diameters are approximate, depending on the accuracy of my micrometer.

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Bill, those are the measurements I got too. Taking the rotors down today to pick up bearings. I got the new rims and they fit those rotors perfectly.

Things are looking up! I will start installing the new gear as soon as I have bearings in hand.

Thanks for the tip on this.
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Great, see you and Kimber in a week.

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Bill, those are the measurements I got too. Taking the rotors down today to pick up bearings. I got the new rims and they fit those rotors perfectly.

Things are looking up! I will start installing the new gear as soon as I have bearings in hand.

Thanks for the tip on this.
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Rotors Are In

I have the rotors in and Thanks to Bill Kerfoot for the bearing numbers for your rotors - they were indeed the same size for mine, fit like a glove. I was able to put them on in about 3 hours taking my time (including putting on the first backing plate backwards and not understanding why things wouldn't go together correctly).

Tomorrow, bleed, mount tires and then finish packing.

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