Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board

Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board (
-   Transmission - Rearend (
-   -   swapping drums to discs (

TORI1 04-11-2006 03:41 PM

swapping drums to discs
I've got a 71 camaro 10 bolt Drum brake rear end with 28 spline axles and 5-on 4.75" bolt circle.
i want to switch from drum to disc brakes...

do I need to use a disc brake system from a 70' to 81 camaro, or will other GM disc brakes form a 10 bolt rear end (not necessarily off of a camaro) bolt onto my existing rear end??

if so... what will work???


nevermind 04-11-2006 07:30 PM

I would suggest to you, find a 78-80's W36 optioned Trans Am...and grab the whole rear end with the discs, proportioning valve, and master cylinder...I seem to remember the rear wheels had a one more offset...don't remember why though...for clearance or just for looks?...maybe someone else will speak up...Cheers! :thumbup:

TORI1 04-12-2006 09:40 AM

rear end..
I dont want to swap for a different rear end...

I'm looking for Bolt on Disc Brakes for my existing 71 camaro rear end.

onovakind67 04-12-2006 10:10 AM

Some info here:

You might also ask the same question here:

bullheimer 04-12-2006 10:12 AM

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 10:25 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2
Copyright 1999 - 2012. All Rights Reserved.