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Old 08-12-2017, 01:37 PM   #1
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Default CPP zero off-set front discs for 57?

Does anybody know anything about the front disc brake kit from CPP. They claim 0 offset or exactly the same as the stock drums. I want to keep my stock for '57 size 14" wheels so I can use the stock hubcaps.

See attached picture of the kit from their catalog. Also what off-set wheels should I buy? I've also attached a picture of steel wheels Coker sells.



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Stock 14'' rims wont fit most disc conversions.15"s normally will.
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I used the CPP minimum offset brakes on my 55. Have 14 inch aftermarket rims that fit.
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You are picking which wheel width you want 5", 6" or 7". Stock rims were 5" wide.....but I think most are buying the 6" wheel. I've heard the wheel manufacturer is putting the "nubs" on the wheels in the wrong spots which means the hubcap may want to spin around, so be sure to get the chrome valve stems. (or hubcap could spin and damage/cut rubber valve stem)

Maybe someone that has these aftermarket "stock" wheels will chime in to share their experience with the nubs.......

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I used CPP Min-Offset (1/4", I think) kit from Danchuk plus their particular wheels for this setup, 14". Works well and off-set is negligible.
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Thanks for all the replies. I ended up buying brakes and wheels (6") from Classic Industries on Monday when they had a sale. The brakes are the minimum offset CPP kit!

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