post #1 of Old 05-11-2004, 10:56 AM Thread Starter
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drum to disc conversion

anyone ever done or heard of this? granted most of the stopping power is already handled by the front discs, i just can't stand drum brakes!

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post #2 of Old 05-11-2004, 02:14 PM
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I can't remember the first year, but I know my 1996 GC laredo came with rear discs, and I believe all jeeps that year started to come standard with 4 wheel discs. You should be able to pick up new rotors and calipers at a auto store and get the rest at a auto salvage yard.

For everyone else to help you even more you may want to tell them what year of GC you have.
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post #3 of Old 05-11-2004, 07:13 PM
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1994 limiteds started rear disc. 1995 and up, everythign had rear disc. i was interested in doing the swap as well. i woudl think youd only need the master cylinder, ABS pump and computer, rotor, caliper, proportioning valve, and mounts from a rear disc ZJ. anythign i missed?

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post #4 of Old 05-11-2004, 07:59 PM
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I did the disk swap on mine.. Found a 98 in the bone yard and pulled them off and they just bolted right to mine.. The only thing I had to change was the emergency brake cables..

Very simple...

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