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Old 12-19-2013, 03:45 PM   #11
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Why bother to go to all the expense, time and trouble to do this? Unless the car is going to be pushed all out on a race track, there's not much of an advantage to doing this.
Looks better, easier to service, can use performance pads/rotors.

for the majority of daily driving, you would be correct as it wont make much difference.
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Old 12-19-2013, 11:10 PM   #12
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The original poster's wallet might look better with more money in it because of not spending money needlessly.
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Old 12-21-2013, 05:55 AM   #13
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Just want to bring something up. Your from Ohio, right? I heard drums are better in states that experience snow/salt because disk brakes wont wear right in the back.
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Actually there is , I find when my car sits for any length of time and it's humid or wet outside, my rear brakes squeal until I've used the brakes a few times.

Oh, BTW, I have a SES, so my wheels are already 16 inch.
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Old 12-22-2013, 02:53 AM   #15
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Just want to bring something up. Your from Ohio, right? I heard drums are better in states that experience snow/salt because disk brakes wont wear right in the back.
Yes, I'm from Ohio, I never had issues with my 1994 Ford Thunderbird that had 4 wheel disc brakes.
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Old 12-28-2013, 05:38 PM   #16
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For those who have made the swap, have you had to change the proportioning valve for the front to back bias? And will the rotor set up allow you to totally lock the brakes with the e-brake? I have a 05 zx5 with drum rear and it will not lock the rear wheels while in motion.
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Old 12-28-2013, 05:46 PM   #17
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turbozx3's Site is great. Thanks

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1. Yeah its possible alot of people have done it.
2. It depends if you wanto get new or used. There is a couple set ups in the bst right now, i think there around 250 300. Itll be way more$$ for it new cause you'd have to piece together all the parts needed separately.

Here's a link of a how to if you haven't found one yet.
http://www.turbozx3.com/howto/brakekit.htm
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Why bother to go to all the expense, time and trouble to do this? Unless the car is going to be pushed all out on a race track, there's not much of an advantage to doing this.
Could be he just wants 4wdb's. Should be able to find a set off a '05-'07 st.
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