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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 05-28-2008, 07:21 AM Thread Starter
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drum brakes to disc swap

What is needed to swap my brakes...?
my 90 SC rear disc brakes for my 96 LX drums
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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 05-28-2008, 07:48 AM
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Chuck, this has been discussed several times. Just punch "disc swap" into the search box, you will get a bunch of threads covering the topic.

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My oldest Son will be doing this swap on his 94' 4.6 LX.

The donor parts will be off my 35TH Anni parts car.

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i did the swap.. it was pretty easy only problem i had was the lines didn't fit, they had different connections. That can be easily fixed by getting new rear hoses for rear disc of the year car you plan to swap them to.

heres the fittings I had to get to adapt mine... once again not needed if u get new hoses which is recommended.


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post #5 of 6 (permalink) Old 07-27-2008, 01:54 PM
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I had a '96 parts car. I just took the knuckles, axles, differential, calipers, rotors, pads, and all from that car and swapped it over. Everything bolted right up for me.

The differential wasn't necessary, but it had 3.27 traclok and my car came with 3.08 open.

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rear spindles/hubs, rotors, calipers, pads, brake hoses, e-brake cables, banjo bolts. That should be it. Oh and new spindle nuts.

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