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Old 05-08-2005, 03:46 PM
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how hard is it to convert to a 4 wheel disc brake system?

I have a 92 caprice but found a 95 roadmaster at the boneyard w/4-wheel disc brakes on it.

was thinking about going back up there and snatching out the rearend from under that car and putting the whole rearend under mine.but what kinda mod.s would i have to do to make it work

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Rear disc brakes

Depending on the system, you'll probably need the Roadmaster proportioning valve, too....Should just drop in, just like the rear axle....Get or borrow a pressure bleeder....And lots of brake fluid to flush out the entire system after the modifications....
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alright, that shouldn't be to hard.....right?

thanx

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Did that roadmaster happen to be a waggon? If it was it will have a 5 on 5 bolt pattern insted of the 5 on 4.75 bolt pattern that most of the sedans had....but all is not lost. The waggons came with "Cop" type (1C9?)suspensions on them which included 12" front brakes. Just take EVERYTHING and slap it onto your car and get some new wheels.
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Did that roadmaster happen to be a waggon? If it was it will have a 5 on 5 bolt pattern insted of the 5 on 4.75 bolt pattern that most of the sedans had....but all is not lost. The waggons came with "Cop" type (1C9?)suspensions on them which included 12" front brakes. Just take EVERYTHING and slap it onto your car and get some new wheels.
thanx, and ya it was a wagon i was going to take the whol set-up when i went back up there, but the front driver side was pretty much sitting in the front seat

but i got the whole rear-end

thanx again

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You will probably need the master cylinder as well, drum/drum and most disc/drum masters are different from a disc/disc.
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