Birfield Rebuild on Disk Brake Converted '75 FJ55

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I went to check my front pumpkin for oil level last week and found birf soup.

As the title says, I have a '75 FJ55 with a Classic Cruisers disk brake conversion.

I see that most suppliers list a different kit for '75 and earlier drum brake axles and '76 and later disk brake axles.

My instinct is to order the earlier kit, but figured I would check with the IH8Mud brain trust to be sure I'm doing the right thing.
 

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I’ve done about 10 front axle rebuilds (absolutely not an expert) and I always replace wheel bearings while I’m in there. For me it’s always been a why the heck not situation. HTH
 

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