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Old 03-16-2004, 02:14 AM
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Disc brake conversion for a '62 Cadillac

I've spent several months searching for a disc brake conversion kit for my '62 Cadillac Sedan Deville and haven't come up with anything at all. Does anyone know if one is made for my car and where I might get one or what I need to check to see which other cars would crossover to mine? Any help would be deeply appreciated and end my long search. Thx in advance

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I know of a conversion... It was made by cadillac from 1969-1970 and from 1970-at least 1975.

The '61-70(maybe only '69) spindles are the same. Just find a '69 (maybe 70) caddy in the junk yard and pull off all the hardware to mount the calipers. Also pull off the hubs.
Or.. Get an entire spindle assembly from a '71-75 (at least '75, maybe later). It will fit right into your ball-joints. Hook up. Drive.

BTW, the boosters and master cylinders are almost (need to enlarge the mounting holes) a direct fit. You don't even need to change the push-rods!
have fun.

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Excellent Thank you so much for your response. I've searched many sites and posted on multiple forums asking this same question and didn't get any responses except for references to conversion kits that had nothing for my car. Now that my search for an answer has been given, the search for a caddy for parts begins. Thx again
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