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Unread 08-18-2013, 07:32 PM   #1
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'93 Rear Brake Conversion

Hi there. I want to go Rear DISC Brakes on my '93 ZJ. Is there a specific model year that I should get the parts from or can I just get them from any one from '95 to '98?. Thanks

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Unread 08-18-2013, 07:37 PM   #2
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I think Iron Rock Offroad sells the conversion kits,but if that's not the way you want to go,then I assume you would have to pull everything from a ZJ that came with rear disc.
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Unread 08-18-2013, 07:55 PM   #3
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Hey fljeepney! Nice ride. Mine looks similar( no fire), I'll post pictures soon. So, I now I can save a lot of $$ if I pull it myself from a yard but,,Can I use ANY from '95 to '98? Thanks
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Unread 08-18-2013, 08:25 PM   #4
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Actually,that's an old ad when the 5.9s came out,but I have a white one I just bought not long ago.I cant really say if it would work,but I'm very sure someone else will chime in on it.
For mine,I'm going to replace all 4 rotors with slotted ones for more stopping power,plus minimal brake dust.
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Unread 08-18-2013, 08:30 PM   #5
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ZJ disc brake hardware was the same across all years AFAIK
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Unread 08-18-2013, 09:38 PM   #6
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Actually,that's an old ad when the 5.9s came out,but I have a white one I just bought not long ago.I cant really say if it would work,but I'm very sure someone else will chime in on it.
For mine,I'm going to replace all 4 rotors with slotted ones for more stopping power,plus minimal brake dust.
Thank you "dnuccio" for the info: Hey jeepney; I HIGHLY recommend BRAKEPERFORMANCE.COM.I purchased front "slotted/dimpled drilled"(partially drilled) from them about 7 months ago. Those are amazing. My '93 stops so evenly,quick and with NOT a bit of vibration etc, also, after 7 months, they don't have not even a scratch on them vs the groves you'd get in flat ones, the grove in the rotor keeps the pad super clean, avoiding particles to accumulate in between, what causes rotor deep groves and warping. they also work a lot cooler, I use ceramic pads and barely dust. very good product and serious customer service. Well, I was just looking online and they all want over $500.00 for the hall kit.So, I have to do my numbers because I'm not using the flat rotors. I think I'll just get the calipers and bracket/plate from the yard, then I can get new calipers for $20.00 each (returning the old one) and the rest I'll get it new, like parking shoes and cables. I'll do the numbers and post back ok? good luck and thanks again.
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Unread 08-18-2013, 09:43 PM   #7
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No 93s came with disc 94-98 have disc as standard.
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Unread 08-18-2013, 10:47 PM   #8
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No 93s came with disc 94-98 have disc as standard.
94 limiteds have discs, 94 laredos still had drums. 95 everything got discs
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Thank you "dnuccio" for the info: Hey jeepney; I HIGHLY recommend BRAKEPERFORMANCE.COM.I purchased front "slotted/dimpled drilled"(partially drilled) from them about 7 months ago. Those are amazing. My '93 stops so evenly,quick and with NOT a bit of vibration etc, also, after 7 months, they don't have not even a scratch on them vs the groves you'd get in flat ones, the grove in the rotor keeps the pad super clean, avoiding particles to accumulate in between, what causes rotor deep groves and warping. they also work a lot cooler, I use ceramic pads and barely dust. very good product and serious customer service. Well, I was just looking online and they all want over $500.00 for the hall kit.So, I have to do my numbers because I'm not using the flat rotors. I think I'll just get the calipers and bracket/plate from the yard, then I can get new calipers for $20.00 each (returning the old one) and the rest I'll get it new, like parking shoes and cables. I'll do the numbers and post back ok? good luck and thanks again.
Not a problem,glad I could help somewhat.I really appreciate giving me that site coz my 5.9 could use a stronger brake setup.Hope your swap goes well,and take pics of the swap.
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Unread 08-19-2013, 11:17 PM   #10
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94 limiteds have discs, 94 laredos still had drums. 95 everything got discs
you mean all model gc from 95 and up had disks in the rear?
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Unread 08-19-2013, 11:36 PM   #11
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you mean all model gc from 95 and up had disks in the rear?
Yep. My 95 laredos got discs. 94 be the last year of da drums.
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