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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 retro-fit..ie 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.

thanks

Joey BUttafucco OVAHERE

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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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