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Old 01-25-2013, 05:40 AM   #31
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I'm going to subscribe to this thread. I have a 14-day old 2013 SE Sedan (auto) and would love to do this conversion, too. No hurry, and I'll be looking to see another success or two before I try this.

If someone could do a complete and verified by experience parts and tool list, and perhaps even a photo step-by-step, that would be really helpful. Also, if I do this, while I have the brake system "open" I'm considering having both sets of calipers sent off for powder-coating to make them "pop".
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Old 01-29-2013, 05:24 PM   #32
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looks like it won't be as complicated!
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Old 05-20-2013, 01:46 PM   #33
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Subscribing...I'd like to paint my brakes white but until I have rear disc I'll be hiding the drums in black paint :-( besides, who uses drums on a 2013 vehicle? Just glad I got a 5 speed!
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I'll be doing this in the future as well. So disappointed when I could only find one with drums... But it works for now.
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[QUOTE=thehun;4417994]You do realize that 80% of your breaking is at the front.]

Right!!! On a FWD car the front tires make you go fast, make you go left and right and make you slow down/stop.

The rear tires just keep the rear bumper from making sparks. Just change the rear drum brake pads at the recommended intervals.
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Rear brakes keep the car in line.
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Just finished sanding/painting my rear drums black the other day. I may pick up rear disc brakes in a scrap yard one day but at this point there's other priorities like painting side skirts (dip sucks) and lowering the suspension, etc
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