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post #1 of 21 (permalink) Old 12-11-2009, 03:17 PM Thread Starter
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Question Rear Disc Brake Conversion Kit?

Has anyone come out with a rear disc brake conversion kit for the lt? If so, who makes it and how much are they?
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As anyone who has converted there rear brakes to disk brakes. They all say they see no difference. waste of time and money in my opinion. And plus your front brakes to 70% of the braking so why bother.

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When I had my Wrangler I converted the rear drums to discs and that worked wonders, don't see why it would be any different in a Cobalt. Discs>Drums



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Jeeps are different from Cobalts, especially when you use the Jeep for its intended off road purpose. Cobalts will rarely see the extreme conditions a properly used Jeep sees. Coming from a YJ owner with 4.3 chevy swap.



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maybe she just wants them for the concept. it's a cool upgrade and it looks way better. I didn't lower my car for gas mileage or handling lol.


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lol. they do look a lot better but honestly i'm more of an off road kinda girl and i know that on my pickup it made a huge difference. don't know that i will change them just for the looks though.
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it's a minor difference. disc brakes require more maintenance but they're easier to work on. it's basically 50-50 here on the win-lose ratio

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you can pull rear axel off SS and put stock SS brakes on. ive looked into it, the only issue I have is how brake lines work do u need new ones or just plug and play old ones into calipers?
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you can pull rear axel off SS and put stock SS brakes on. ive looked into it, the only issue I have is how brake lines work do u need new ones or just plug and play old ones into calipers?
yes and no, it is possible but its not just a swap, there is going to be some fabrication necessary



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how so? i thought the axel would fit right in?
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