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Unread 04-17-2013, 12:22 PM   #1
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2 questions I haven't seen for D35-D44a swap.

I'm doing the old D35-D44a swap as the 35 has had it and I have the 44a sitting here. I've researched but haven't seen two questions answered:

1) I'm going from drum brakes on the 35 to discs on the 44a. Will I have to change any brake lines or the master cylinder for the change in brake pressure due to the calipers?

2) Will any sensors or the speedo be affected?

Thanks for any input.

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Unread 04-17-2013, 12:43 PM   #2
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I'm doing the old D35-D44a swap as the 35 has had it and I have the 44a sitting here. I've researched but haven't seen two questions answered:

1) I'm going from drum brakes on the 35 to discs on the 44a. Will I have to change any brake lines or the master cylinder for the change in brake pressure due to the calipers?

2) Will any sensors or the speedo be affected?

Thanks for any input.
I'm probably going to do this swap too. The speedo will not be affected unless you are changing gear ratio or tire size.
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Unread 04-17-2013, 05:44 PM   #3
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speedo will be fine unless gear ratio change. As for the proportioning valve I am not sure but I bet it has to be changed.
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Unread 04-17-2013, 05:46 PM   #4
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Speedo sensor is in the t-case on a zj so it shouldn't matter.

I don't know about the brakes.
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Speedo sensor is in the t-case on a zj so it shouldn't matter.

I don't know about the brakes.
doesn't matter where the speed sensor is, it would still read wrong if the gear ratio changed.
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Or tire size
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Or tire size
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