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Has anybody had any luck fitting disk brakes inside the zero offset erco bubble fronts?

I have my heart set on running a star cut set of these on my 55 I'm building. I have Jamar wide 5 brakes all around, 2 piston on the front and 4 in the back. I had the solid race versions (non bubble) from my 57 but the fronts didn't tuck enough for my liking even with a 5" beam so I sold em.

I don't mind milling the edge off my calipers to stuff em in but need to know if it's even possible?
There has to be someone that has done it.....all these race cars running them can't have drums under them?

Thanks!
 

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caliper + grinder = clearance

If you can slide a sheet of paper in there you've got enough clearance, but I used 2 sheets
 

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Thanks man, what brake kit did you use? How much did you need to take off? We talkin 1/8" or way more? I haven't ordered the wheels yet and was holding off until I know this is even possible? Shipping to Canada is bad enough let alone having to return **** cause it won't fit :angrywords:
 

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I have a friend with a 67 with Airkewld's BAD brakes and wilwood 2 or 4 pistons up front. He has erco stars and just added a thin spacer up front to clear. Mainly because he didnt want to take the grinder to his beautiful calipers. The car was featured in HVWs this last year. Blue 67 from Utah. Keith Thurston is the owner.
 

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Exellent! I don't have a problem buzzing the corner off the calipers....probably leave the grinder out of it and take the job to the milling machine for a bit nicer of a finish :thumbsup:
 

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Where u located at -- I found a neat guy in Ontario CA that made me some killer 13mm spacers for my Porsche rims on my ghia
 
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