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Mar 15, 5:51am - #417085 
brake conversion... complicated?

if i could find a rear disk brake assembly from a scrapped gts...what are all of the parts that i would need (hoses, linkage...ect.) from that assembly to convert my gt's rear brakes to disks? and also... how hard would that conversion be?


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Mar 15, 8:23am - #417086 
You need the entire rear assembly(calipers, rotors, hub, the knuckle to make it easy, E-brake cables and new brake lines because the GTS uses banjo bolts where as GT doesn't) You may also need the master cylinder, but it is not crucial. I have all the pieces to do it but I haven't installed it yet. It shouldn't be a hard thing to do. Just time conmsuming if you don't have a lift.


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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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Mar 15, 9:05am - #417087 
I want to do this also but im looking for a good install guide live42day make one plis thumbsup

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Mar 15, 12:03pm - #417088 
the coversion is sort of hard. hooking of the e-brake line is the hardest part.

if you want stronger braking power then just get some new braking fluid, better brake pads and SS lines. you'll increase you braking power more than from the brake conversion


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Mar 15, 1:21pm - #417089 
wasnt having a 4 wheel disc brake an option from the factory?


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Mar 15, 1:33pm - #417090 
nope


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Mar 15, 1:54pm - #417091 
i thought a gt could opt for that


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Mar 15, 2:07pm - #417092 
^^^ Not a chance. Trust me I tried... tongue


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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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Mar 17, 12:04am - #417093 
http://www.vpower.net/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=205

thats the cheapest place i seen so far... i might try to get this done this summer

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Mar 17, 3:15am - #417094 
Originally Posted by veilside_gt
http://www.vpower.net/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=205

thats the cheapest place i seen so far... i might try to get this done this summer


damn that expensive

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Mar 17, 3:16am - #417095 
Originally Posted by celica_182
I want to do this also but im looking for a good install guide live42day make one plis thumbsup


me too! please make a detailed install guide PLEASE!!! i don't like the look of drums!!

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Mar 17, 3:17am - #417096 
PLEASE

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Mar 17, 5:50am - #417097 
yup...its not completely for the braking power... its just that after dropping the car and getting 17" wheels, there is so much that you can see between the spokes now in the rear that those f'n drums look like shit! i want the rodors all the way around and later a big brake kit! being able to see those red eibachs underthere is nice too! thumbsup


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Mar 17, 5:55am - #417098 
btw, live42day, thanks for all of the parts info! and do yall know if that Vpower conversion also comes with front rotors and front calipers...cause if not that would funny as hell to have stock parts on the front assemble and a nice assembly in the back! rofl and for that price they should!


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