Previous Thread
Next Thread
New Reply
Print Thread
Rate Thread
Big Brake Conversion #1548 Jul 2, 7:06pm Jul 2, 7:06pm
Joined: May 2002
Posts: 1,149
Los Angeles, CA
tony OP
ECelica Staff
2000 Toyota Celica GT
tony OP
ECelica Staff
2000 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: May 2002
Posts: 1,149
Los Angeles, CA
Big Brake Conversion
Would it look funny for a GT? I mean huge brake in front, and drums on the rear.

Chrissi and ToyoB. - you both have big brakes, right? Would you mind posting some close-ups and let me know the cost (parts and labor)?

Thanks,
Tony


[Linked Image]
Really BAD reality TV is the reason I stopped watching MTV.
Re: Big Brake Conversion [Re: tony] #1549 Jul 3, 12:04am Jul 3, 12:04am
Joined: May 2002
Posts: 125
Camarillo
hi ho silver
Member
02 Toyota Celica GT
hi ho silver
Member
02 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: May 2002
Posts: 125
Camarillo
man tony, why do our cars get left with the crap drums? you'd think they would put some discs in the back... i mean hey..toyota, you already did the front.. why not the back??

So can't we do like a drum to disc conversion or something? how much would that cost? in parts? im a DIYer


Team Shoganai...
Re: Big Brake Conversion [Re: hi ho silver] #1550 Jul 3, 6:14am Jul 3, 6:14am

A
Anonymous
Unregistered
Anonymous
A
Unregistered



I have a GTS so I've done the front and the rear. I think that it costs about $1000 for the GTS brakes. Here are a few pics, they aren't very good tho.

Linked Image
Linked Image
Linked Image

Re: Big Brake Conversion #1551 Jul 15, 6:08pm Jul 15, 6:08pm

A
Anonymous
Unregistered
Anonymous
A
Unregistered



Does the Celica's in America still have drums in the back? In Belgium (where I live) a Celica has 14" discs in the front and the back standard

Re: Big Brake Conversion #1552 Jul 15, 6:12pm Jul 15, 6:12pm
Joined: May 2002
Posts: 1,149
Los Angeles, CA
tony OP
ECelica Staff
2000 Toyota Celica GT
tony OP
ECelica Staff
2000 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: May 2002
Posts: 1,149
Los Angeles, CA
Do they have GT and GTS in Belgium? Here in the US, GT has drums and GTS has 4 wheel disc.


[Linked Image]
Really BAD reality TV is the reason I stopped watching MTV.
Re: Big Brake Conversion [Re: tony] #1553 Jul 16, 5:09am Jul 16, 5:09am

A
Anonymous
Unregistered
Anonymous
A
Unregistered



Here they call it the S (143 hp - 4 discs) and the TS (192 hp - 4 discs). In the front they have ventilated discs and in the back normal discs. And it has standard 205/50 R16 tires and both have a 6-gear manual gearbox

[ 07-16-2002, 06:11 AM: Message edited by: Celica2003 ]

Join the conversation - Register Now or Log In to add your comment


Moderated by  isaac 

Member Spotlight
shawnstam
shawnstam
2004 Toyota Celica
California

Posts: 71
Joined: April 2004
Random: just picked up a Yellow 2004 action package GTS celica, with every option.
Show All Member Profiles 
Recent Topics
97 celica cluster bulbs
by 97celica. 01/17/2018 3:06 PM
parts for the celica
by Mac_TheBeard. 01/13/2018 11:58 PM
Gen 7 washer and rear fog lights
by Craigf. 01/12/2018 11:46 AM
1989 GT (not s) suspension options
by lexlothar. 01/10/2018 6:24 AM
Engine swapping my 1999 celica
by Kyles_celica. 01/08/2018 1:21 PM
hi guys. im very dissapointed with my celica
by nandi. 01/06/2018 1:52 PM
Buying another Celica .
by Geno. 01/05/2018 6:46 PM
Noob Help / No heat
by avoll. 01/05/2018 5:36 AM
Customize Your Toyota Celica Privacy Policy · About · Contact
Privacy Policy · About · Contact
CelicaHobby.com is an independent Toyota Celica enthusiast website. CelicaHobby.com is not sponsored by or affiliated with Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc. in any way. The Toyota and Celica names and logos are trademarks owned by Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc.
© CelicaHobby.com, 2001-2018
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.2
(Preview build 20180114)