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Old 03-29-2005, 12:15 PM   #1
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help can i easily convert my 1600 zetec rear brakes from drums to discs


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Old 03-29-2005, 01:01 PM   #2
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Moved to Wheels, Tires, Brakes & Suspension......
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Old 04-13-2005, 12:21 PM   #3
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It aint worth the money and time you'll put out for it.
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Old 04-13-2005, 01:04 PM   #4
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yeah brake systems tend to be a little bit on the advanced side, and with what's at stake should you screw something up . . . chances are if you have to ask you can't do it yourself.
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If you are looking to do this mod cheap the best way is looking through junk yards for an SVTF and taking the rear brake setup. Just this last weekend me and a friend of mine when looking. He managed to find rear disk brakes for his Saturn SC2. For everything it ended up being $50. That's including rotors that were so rusted there is no way he was going to use them. The only problem with this solution is time. It is VERY difficult to find a smashed up SVTF with the rear brakes still on the car.
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Or in his case, look for a ST170.
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Look to spend around 600-800 for the rear kit, which if you have not experience in putting brakes in you will probably have trouble doing this, and then uprgrading the fronts will be about the same price.
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