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Old 03-06-2005, 03:35 PM
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retro-fit brakes????

hello peoples...just have a few questions

i have a 64 Impala Wagon that i have already retro fitted the front brakes w/ 1979 corvette spindle and respective 12 inch disks and 4-piston calipers. very cool that these just bolted on..

now i have to deal w/ the rear breaks which are stock drums. i do have a stock rear-end and the current stopping power is crappy!!! i have a master cylinder from a 69 camaro that was originally mated with the 4-piston calipers and rear drums. i cant stop worth beans! my stock 4-wheel drums worked better it seems.

now are there any rear disk applications for my ride that are from some other car (i would prefer if there is an "almost bolt-on" application but if mods must be made, i will be able to do so...NEEDING YOUR HELP OF COURSE)...

i am currently doing the entire rear suspension and putting hotchkis everything so i hope to attain a measure of performance for my dear old lead-sled.


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Old 03-06-2005, 08:06 PM
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A-body brake info.

Hey! Joey!
Try searching on the Hot Rod and Car Craft magazine web sites. I think your wagon is an A-body and there seems to be a ton of info out there for the A's.
Hope this helps.
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