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Old 12-18-2012, 12:07 PM   #1
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upgrade drum/disc

The original 2007 SE brakes have 82,000 miles on them, and the rears drums are shot. The stock disc/drum combo worked ok except in the mountains when in a hurry- the fronts heatup and get scary. Can the stock combo be upgraded reasonably? Has any one done this instead of the rear disc change? What parts work and hold up?
If I do change the rears to disc do I need to change the master cylinder for balance?



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