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veilside_gt
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Dec 1, 2:20pm - #340600 
GT back brake drum to disk?

i have a 2002 gt and i was wondering if theres any kits or places i would be able to change the back brakes to disk instead of the drums

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Dec 1, 2:32pm - #340601 
Sure. www.ssbrakes.com $740. Seems to be the best I found.

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Dec 1, 5:09pm - #340602 
thx alot, jeeze ur everywhere on these forums.. answered both of my questions really fast

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Dec 1, 6:17pm - #340603 
I've been wondering about a conversion kit...thanks for the link! thumbsup I'm gona keep that in mind...

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Dec 2, 1:51am - #340604 
I don't have anything better to do. I'm in Iraq and after my 8 hour patrol, the only thing to do is sit in this internet cafe'.

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Dec 2, 4:25pm - #340605 
Are there drums in the back on a GT in america.In europe it is disks all the way around. thumbsup

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Dec 2, 5:13pm - #340606 
yep. gt's in the US are available only with rear drums. the GTS, however, has discs


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Dec 2, 8:35pm - #340607 
i hate that ugly drum

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Dec 2, 8:39pm - #340608 
umm...I've heard that if you can get some rear disks from a GTS they'll go right in.

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Dec 4, 8:30pm - #340609 
Can anyone confirm what renfield said? Cuz if that's true I'm at the junkyard tomorrow! grin


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i wanted to get the vac gauge because it constantly moves. more of a race feel i think
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Dec 4, 8:46pm - #340610 
well there a bit more too it. you need new brake lines, rear hubs, rotors, calipers and e-brake line. and i think you might need to get the GTS master brake cylinder to support the new calipers. but its still pretty costly


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Dec 4, 8:50pm - #340611 
Live42day, let us know if you can get all that stuff for less then the $740 that SSBrakes charges. Still sounds like more of pain then just buying the kit from them. Not sure though.

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Dec 5, 12:56pm - #340612 
Originally Posted by badceli
Live42day, let us know if you can get all that stuff for less then the $740 that SSBrakes charges. Still sounds like more of pain then just buying the kit from them. Not sure though.


I'm gonna try and check on wednsday. I'll let you know what I find out. cool


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i wanted to get the vac gauge because it constantly moves. more of a race feel i think
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Dec 10, 1:10pm - #340613 
Does anyone know if they have a rear brake kit for a 1990 GT? Thanks

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Dec 10, 3:31pm - #340614 
Originally Posted by Sphinx
Does anyone know if they have a rear brake kit for a 1990 GT? Thanks


here:

http://www.toyotacelicaonline.com/drumtodisc1.htm

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Tempe, AZ
Dec 10, 5:42pm - #340615 
Originally Posted by Kim
well there a bit more too it. you need new brake lines, rear hubs, rotors, calipers and e-brake line. and i think you might need to get the GTS master brake cylinder to support the new calipers. but its still pretty costly


Well from my understanding all those parts would be included in an aftermarket kit as well. At any rate, unless you spend a lot of time in reverse the majority of your braking is going to depend on your front wheels, I'd probably spend my money first upgrading there.

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Dec 11, 12:02am - #340616 
I have been wondering if there is a kit for this as well... Here is a link i found for the 7th gen celicas http://www.vpower.net/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=205

I emailed them awhile back they replied but i ended up deleting the mssg i believe it's like a 2 hour install or something.. Anyway its only $695.00 check the link out and email them for more info..

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Dec 11, 3:06am - #340617 
Nice gotta take note of this one thumbsup

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