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Old 04-09-2008, 05:10 PM
Unique320i Unique320i is offline
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Rear Disc Conversion

Hey everybody. I have some rotors and 4 big beefy calipers sitting around at storage. i am planning on putting the larger calipers on the front. so my question is what do i have to do to first, change the front calipers, and second, switch over to discs in the rear? thanks.
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Old 07-29-2008, 10:34 AM
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I too have considered installing disc brakes in the back. But it would require, according to my BMW mechanic adding brake lines, new distributor quite alot. He said that if I have to ask... well you know.
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Old 09-26-2008, 04:12 PM
dhlthr dhlthr is offline
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If you can find 323i rear trailing arms they have rear disc and the arms are a direct bolt on. I switched mine with the trailing arms and then modified e30 caliper to fit rear. I also have the famous volvo girling calipers on front.
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Old 11-03-2008, 03:57 PM
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Could you use the equipment off a 5-series for that era?
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