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Dodge Guys! Front Brake Upgrade Information!

This has been a struggle from start to finish, but I finally have these in stock. My next move is getting the website tuned up and a payment system going. For now, send me an email at info@industrialchassisinc.com or text to ‪(480) 535-7774‬ to learn how to purchase a pair.

And I swear, I am working on the adjustable tie rod drops to fix the bumpsteer. So stay tuned on that.

I am doing an introductory price of $200 a pair with hardware, shipped in the contiguous USA through USPS

These will work on your Dodge Dakota from 1987-1996 When using the full sized D150 rotor. These will not work with the stock Dakota rotor!  This will also work with your D100, D150, and B150, and some B1500 vans. These should also fit a few other models like New Yorkers, Newport, Town and Country cars that use the same spindle and rotor from 1972 on.

If your spindle looks like this, there is a good chance this bracket will allow you to use the Wilwood D52 two piston slider caliper on your stock rotor. CentricStopTECH and R1 Concepts are both making slotted and coated rotors for a nice visual and actual performance upgrade.

The one I am unsure of is the D100 with the 5 on 4.5″ bolt circle. The inner bearing is smaller indicating the spindle may be different.

Printable PDF CLICK HERE

The update here is that the 1980-1984 Dodge D150 rotor for the 3300 lb. front axle is the small pattern rotor has the 63mm inner bore on the rotor so it does fit the spindles with the 1.49″ bearing register. Everything else is the same as the 3600 lb. axle with the 5 on 5.5″ rotor. Beware of what inner bearing and race are used on your application, as there is a difference in the small pattern rotors. The National A17 shows a 1.3772 (34.981mm) inner bore on the bearing and a 2.3622 (60mm) outer, which is smaller than the National A18 bearing that rings in at 1.4961 (30mm) on the inner bore and 2.4803 (63mm) on the outer. Both carry the same A18 bearing. If you are unsure of what spindle you have, grab a measuring caliper and check that inner bearing register on your spindle with these inner bore dimensions. And please refer to this drawing for your caliper mounting dimensions.

It is possible that these brackets will work on the D100 spindle, but it is unlikely that the small pattern D100 rotor will fit the Dakota or D150 spindles, because of this diameter difference.
I would love to be proven wrong on this!  And now I was proven wrong, we are good to go!

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The Dakota and D150/B150/B1500 use the same bearings and grease seals.

National A18 inner bearing with 38mm ID and 63mm OD. And all the spindles use the same A16 outer bearing with the 21.999mm ID and 45.974 OD.

 

Below are likely to be able to use these caliper brackets.

CHRYSLER 300 1971
CHRYSLER NEW YORKER 1972-1973
CHRYSLER NEWPORT 1972-1973
CHRYSLER TOWN & COUNTRY 1972-1973
DODGE B100 1973-1980
DODGE B150 1981
DODGE B200 1973-1980
DODGE B250 1981
DODGE D100 PICKUP 1973-1979
DODGE D150 PICKUP 1977-1981
DODGE MONACO 1972-1973
DODGE POLARA 1972-1973
DODGE RAMCHARGER 1975-1981
DODGE RD200 1978
PLYMOUTH FURY 1973
PLYMOUTH PB100 1975-1980
PLYMOUTH PB100 VAN 1974
PLYMOUTH PB150 1981
PLYMOUTH PB200 1975-1980
PLYMOUTH PB200 VAN 1974
PLYMOUTH PB250 1981
PLYMOUTH TRAILDUSTER 1975-1981
CHRYSLER IMPERIAL 1974-1975
CHRYSLER NEW YORKER 1974-1978
CHRYSLER NEWPORT 1974-1978
CHRYSLER TOWN & COUNTRY 1974-1977
DODGE B100 1980
DODGE B150 1982-1984
DODGE B200 1980
DODGE B250 1981-1984
DODGE D150 PICKUP 1980-1984
DODGE MONACO 1974-1976
DODGE RAMCHARGER 1982-1984
DODGE ROYAL MONACO 1975-1977
PLYMOUTH FURY 1974
PLYMOUTH GRAN FURY 1975-1977
PLYMOUTH PB150 1982-1983
PLYMOUTH PB250 1982-1983
DODGE B150 1985-1994
DODGE B1500 1995-1997
DODGE B250 1985-1994
DODGE D100 PICKUP 1986-1989
DODGE D150 PICKUP 1985-1993
DODGE RAMCHARGER 1985-1993

 

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The caliper brackets are on their way!

Finally after so many promises broken and FedEx sitting on my shipment for two weeks! I have confirmation I will get these shortly.

Working on setting up the webstore right now.

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The D52 Caliper brackets are almost ready!

This has been a long time coming, but I have my proofs! Just a few small edits to go and production will start.

proper caliper brackets for the Dodge Dakota/D150 based front suspensions I have been using for some time.

This will convert a 87-96 Dakota to use the full-sized #D150 brake rotor on the Dakota spindle and allow use of the Wilwood D52 two piston caliper as an upgrade and bolt pattern change to the 5 on 5 1/2″ bolt pattern. This will also allow the use of the Wilwood D52 caliper the following models.

DODGE B150 1985-1994
DODGE B1500 1995-1997
DODGE B250 1985-1994
DODGE B2500 1995-1997
DODGE D100 PICKUP 1986-1989
DODGE D150 PICKUP 1985-1993
DODGE RAMCHARGER 1985-1996
DODGE B150 1994
DODGE B1500 1995-1998
DODGE B250 1994
DODGE B2500 1995-1997
DODGE RAM 1500 VAN 1999-2002

These will be available very soon, still setting up my “store” to pick up a pair yourself.

And getting underway is alloy hubs and big rotor options along with other caliper options. Working on a full brake ecosystem for these trucks and vans.

 

 

Pricing will be $250 a pair with hardware and instructions. Shipping through USPS Flat Rate is my first option. Also considering an Amazon store for added convenience. And once underway, I am starting my new aluminum hubs and a “big rotor” options.

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GM To Dodge spindle caliper bracket

Fully supported caliper and machined mounting surfaces for accuracy and squareness to the spindle . Likely cast steel, then machined.

Thinking this is the design I want to go with. Making a few edits for production and printing a model. Filming the progress as I go here when it comes time to do some test fitting.

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Dodge Brake upgrades

Things are still moving around behind the scenes, just moving slow. I was hoping we would have things in production by now. Things are in place but family matters have been getting in the way for all involved.

But you Dodge guys!!

Brake kits, you want them, so I have an idea on how to improve the front brakes.

I have in the past done custom machine work to adapt bigger and better brakes to the Dakota/D150 spindle. But it’s expensive to pull off. Now that CNC machining has become so prevalent I have found a local partner that can make some of my ideas into reality.

If you are interested, please drop me a line at steve@industrialchassisinc.com and Let me know your thoughts.

I am going through the list of applications for cross-compatibility. Looks like the vans will also be in this list of compatible spindles. So long as your vehicle uses the A16 outer and A18 inner wheel bearing, these components will likely fit. The later vehicles have an ABS Tone Ring inside the hub. That will have to be dealt with also for those want to retain the ABS functionality.

DODGE DAKOTA 1987-1990
DODGE DAKOTA 1991-1996
DODGE B150 1985-1994
DODGE B1500 1995-1997
DODGE B250 1985-1994
DODGE B2500 1995-1997
DODGE D100 PICKUP 1986-1989
DODGE D150 PICKUP 1985-1993
DODGE RAMCHARGER 1985-1996
DODGE B1500 1998
DODGE RAM 1500 VAN 1999-2002