Breaks

Asked by Sep 19, 2013 at 08:04 AM about the 1975 Ford F-250

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

ok i got this 1975 ford f350 ranger just bought it its getting safetyed for the road i find
that my rotors need to be be replaced..... no big deal except i cant find the proper
roters for it. my macanic (whom i trust) has tryed everything from a 72 to a 79 in both
f250 and f350.  it curently has disk breaks on the front... the berring do not seat deep
enough with in the rotor witch seems to be a constant for all rotors tryed...the berrings
themselves are the proper ones.....(one of the biggest problems is the cab is bleaved to
be changed so runing the vin number is of no help)... im just curious if there was a
conversion kit that changed the front end from drum breaks to disk breaks and if so did
it have an odd ball sized rotor. im pulling my hair out

1 Answer

23,765

Wow, you have your hands full with this one. There were no conversion kits that I'm aware of BUT - I wouldn't know for sure. IDEA: call around to some of the Heavy-Duty Brake shops or visit and see if you can find an old-timer that knows his stuff. Years ago, I got lucky with a similar situation and after listening to some long yarns about the way things used to be, I got some great advice. Your F- 350 is heavy enough to have been used in commercial settings. There has to be some old guys around that know their stuff.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • 1967 Ford 250 inline 6cyl 1 bbl carb need break down of carb for rebuild 1 answer

    I took carb apart and turned it over a check ball fell out and I need to know where it goes

    1967 Ford F-250

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • My brake pedal sinks to the floor 4 answers

    Why is the break pedal sinking to the floor calipers don't leak checked for leaks no brake fluid leaks master cylinder still full of fluid

    1996 Ford F-250 2 Dr XLT Standard Cab LB HD

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Why is my truck backfiring? 2 answers

    I got a new break booster and put it on, then replaced the transmission filter. Ever since I've done this, this extremely loud backfire comes from the left exhaust pipe. I don't know what's going on...

    1973 Ford F-250

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Power to cab 6 answers

    I can't get power to cab unless I hotwire from battery to ignition coil.but once I do my dash lights turn signals and dome lights don't work. Head lights and break lights work... Why

    1987 Ford F-250

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • can a bad break booster do this to the idle 24 answers

    Ford F-250

    -

    General

Search Ford F-250 Questions

Ford F-250 Experts

#1 tennisshoes
tennisshoes
Reputation 600
#2 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 340
#3 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 300
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford F-150
2,305 Great Deals out of 210,530 listings starting at $1,499
Used Ford F-350
305 listings starting at $6,500
Used Ford Mustang
374 Great Deals out of 47,165 listings starting at $1,999

Used Cars For Sale

1999 Ford F-250 For Sale
30 listings starting at $4,800
1998 Ford F-250 For Sale
16 listings starting at $3,975