Rear Brake Assembly Questions; Cherry to Grand Cherry -
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post #1 of 2 Old 08-27-2003, 06:37 AM Thread Starter
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Rear Brake Assembly Questions; Cherry to Grand Cherry

Hi guys

In the UK, there's a severe LACK of aftermarket rear disc conversion kits unlike over on your side of the pond. The conversion I am talking about is to convert a standard UK Cherokee's rear discs to a decent disc\calliper arragement that is found on the Grand Cherokee.

Old axles from junkyards are extremely rare here as Jeeps aren't that common., my plan is to obtain a schematic diagram of the Grand Cherokee rear brake assembly and then purchase the specific parts from a dealer and bolt it all together. My axle is a Dana 35 limited slip.

I'm thinking:

2 x callipers
2 x hoses
2 x discs
1 x pad set
2 x calliper bracket
2 x hand brake shoes
2 x hand brake assembly

Does anyone know ALL the parts required with numbers? Will it work? Has anyone got an assembly diagram - that would be like the holy grail.



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post #2 of 2 Old 08-27-2003, 09:42 AM
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They might have a factory service manual at your nearby library. This would have an exploded view of the braking system.

Also, perhaps a better idea for your brakes would be to go with slotted and drilled Brembo rotors on the front of your vehicle. The front brakes do the majority of the work when stopping a vehicle. Upgrading the poor quality factory rotors will probably yield better results than switching the rear drum brakes to disc. This type of upgrade will be way cheaper as well.

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