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Old 06-18-2013, 09:12 PM   #1
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Upgrading brakes

I have a 2005 zx5, can I just upgrade the fronts to the SVT brakes or do I have to do the rears at the same time?


in other words can I have SVT front brakes and drums on the back?


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Old 06-18-2013, 09:39 PM   #2
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yeah im pretty sure you can do that
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Old 06-18-2013, 10:21 PM   #3
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Will it help me or hurt me for a track day?
will it upset the brake bias much?

I have rear disks and I will be swapping them out but I need more time than I have to get it ready for track day so I was going to do either all the brakes later or the rears later.
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Old 06-19-2013, 08:59 AM   #4
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if you already have the rears, id wait and do them all at once. Upgrade to ss lines at the same time, bleed once and be done with it
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Old 06-19-2013, 09:05 AM   #5
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You already have rear disk brakes; but would be switching to drums to track the car?!

Do I have that correct? If that is the case; leave the rears alone and just get better pads when you go bigger in the fronts.
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The car has stock disk/drum brakes. Track day is this weekend

I have 2 boxes
1 svt front brakes
1 rear drum to disk conversion

I don't have the time to do both. But just swapping the fronts would be easy
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The car has stock disk/drum brakes. Track day is this weekend

I have 2 boxes
1 svt front brakes
1 rear drum to disk conversion

I don't have the time to do both. But just swapping the fronts would be easy
Do the fronts w/ ss lines & then enjoy your track day
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Yes you can just run SVT fronts and drums on the back , many guys have done this on tracks cars. And It won’t upset the balance of the car, too much rear brake would.
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