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Old 08-16-2019, 02:32 PM   #1
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Brake swap

I have a 2004 Focus Wagon ZTW with discs upfront and drums on the rear. Is it possible to swap the drums for discs, and if so, how hard is it?


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Please use search on this site. You will find TONS of info.
Here is info I found in about 8 seconds:
https://www.focusfanatics.com/forum/...onversion.html

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Please use search on this site. You will find TONS of info.
Here is info I found in about 8 seconds:
https://www.focusfanatics.com/forum/...onversion.html

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Not much help since that thread is for a 2013.

I will also point out wagons have a different rear suspension setup than the hatch or sedan ones, and I believe that you need different rear suspension parts for the swap.

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Not much help since that thread is for a 2013.

I will also point out wagons have a different rear suspension setup than the hatch or sedan ones, and I believe that you need different rear suspension parts for the swap.

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This is a better link:
https://www.focusfanatics.com/forum/...rake-swap.html

You dont need to change ANY suspension parts to change from drums to disc except the knuckles which you have to do on all (not just wagon). SVT (non-wagon) brake setup bolts right up to wagon rear trailing arms, etc.

The only difference between wagon and non-wagon rear is the crossmember and springs.

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As well the rear shocks being shorter & mounted different.......You'll get the most if you upgrade your front brakes, which you'll need a pr of svt or '05 spindles, then the svt calipers as well as the rotors are a bolt on. 11.8'' vs 10'' as well as bigger pads/calipers.
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