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Old August 5th, 2018, 04:26 PM
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64 Front Drums

Need some help from anyone with knowledge on how to get front drums for my 64 Catalina, it has proved to be a massive pain to get replacement drum components. We sourced from Kanter, but the passenger drum came warped on the face and it isn't really possible to just machine it flat. The other issue is the springs; we can't find any that fit. Not sure why they decided to make the Catalina with completely different drum brakes than the other Pontiacs of 64, but here I am trying to deal with it 50 years later. Does anyone know of any classifieds for 64 parts cars that I can buy the drums off of?
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Old August 5th, 2018, 06:02 PM
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Kanter cannt supply an unwarpd drum?
The Kanter spring kit doesnt have what you need?
Ames lists front drums with cooling fins exc, 8 lug 11" x 2.5"
have you tried and and
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Old August 5th, 2018, 06:59 PM
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I'm sending the warped drum back with hopes to get a good one but it is still frustrating. Frank's doesn't have any and I am almost certain the Ames drums wont fit the Catalina since it is different than the other full-size Pontiacs of 64 but I will email customer support to confirm that theory.
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Old September 7th, 2018, 01:53 PM
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