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cja252
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Oct 10, 10:20am - #296538 
GT Rear Brake Conversion?

This is my next project and i need to know if there is a kit out there anywhere to convert the drums in a GT to Disks like the GTS and what is all involved also if there isnt a kit what parts would i need?? Install Guide out there anywhere??


Thanks

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Oct 10, 12:13pm - #296539 
I think you would have to buy the stock hub/bearings & other stuff from a scrap yard & then put new parts on them.

That's some big cash & a fair bit of work. If I were in your shoes, I'd take that money & put it down on the car loan & then in the spring go pick yourself up an '05 GTS.

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Oct 10, 12:41pm - #296540 
SSBC has a rear disc conversion kit...

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Oct 10, 12:42pm - #296541 
^^ Damn, beat me to it!!!


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Oct 10, 12:56pm - #296542 
is there anyone on here that has done this? oh and thanks for the help

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Oct 10, 1:00pm - #296543 
you mean the gt has drums in the USA? puke all discs over here smile

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Oct 10, 4:01pm - #296544 
Originally Posted by Akita
you mean the gt has drums in the USA? puke all discs over here smile


not like it matters much anyway... rolleyes

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Oct 10, 4:42pm - #296545 
I want to do it to mine to. It just looks ugly. thumbsdown

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Oct 10, 4:51pm - #296546 
Done that will post pics later thumbsup


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Oct 10, 8:16pm - #296547 
Originally Posted by cja252
This is my next project and i need to know if there is a kit out there anywhere to convert the drums in a GT to Disks like the GTS and what is all involved also if there isnt a kit what parts would i need?? Install Guide out there anywhere??


Thanks


A lot of money! Buy something else with that kind of money. thumbsdown

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Oct 10, 8:44pm - #296548 
go for it and keep us updated thumbsup


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Oct 10, 9:29pm - #296549 
ya do it, id do it if i had the money...

atleast you could do a bigger brake package up front... the rears dont matter much unless you have abs...

looks yes, but who cares about that if they arent functional...

i want bigger roters up front... sloted or punched...

i dont think i need it, but it would look cool, and increase braking performace GOD DAMN (i love that song!)

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Oct 10, 9:40pm - #296550 
well once i pay for my lawyer for my ticket, dont feel like explaining, ill buy it and see how it turns out
and i need to buy tires for my new rims

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Oct 20, 9:14am - #296551 
i wonder if you cant just use the gts rear disc brakes and so on

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Oct 20, 9:27am - #296552 
Originally Posted by blizb
i wonder if you cant just use the gts rear disc brakes and so on


nope you have to convert a lot of things.


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Oct 20, 10:29am - #296553 
i did it, it only cost me 300 bucks, i bought off of a fellow wrecked gts, it was such an easy install, all you need is the the left and right rear brake assembly and the ebrake cable, thats it, its all the same from there, i drive a 2000 gt so if anyone has question let me know, cheapest mod for the best results i say

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